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Rituals and Beliefs of Mayamara Vaishnavite Community of Majuli Island

Dilip Das.

Abstract
This paper seeks to explore the rituals and beliefs related to birth, puberty, marriage and death of mayamara vaishavite community of Majuli Island. This study is based on first-hand observation of this unique religious group. This paper has been divided into three sections. First section explores birth rituals, second part deals with rituals related with puberty, maturation and marriage. Finally, third section of the paper presents death rituals of the vaishavite community. It is observed that mayamara community people practice some unique religious ceremony in their life cycle.

Key words: Vaishnavism, Mayamara Vaishnavite Community, Rites and Ritual, Matak-Kaibartta, Majuli Island.


 
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Dilip Das. Rituals and Beliefs of Mayamara Vaishnavite Community of Majuli Island. JCR. 2020; 7(19): 3925-3929. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.455


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Dilip Das. Rituals and Beliefs of Mayamara Vaishnavite Community of Majuli Island. JCR. 2020; 7(19): 3925-3929. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.455



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Dilip Das. Rituals and Beliefs of Mayamara Vaishnavite Community of Majuli Island. JCR. (2020), [cited September 15, 2020]; 7(19): 3925-3929. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.455



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Dilip Das (2020) Rituals and Beliefs of Mayamara Vaishnavite Community of Majuli Island. JCR, 7 (19), 3925-3929. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.455



Turabian Style

Dilip Das. 2020. Rituals and Beliefs of Mayamara Vaishnavite Community of Majuli Island. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (19), 3925-3929. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.455



Chicago Style

Dilip Das. "Rituals and Beliefs of Mayamara Vaishnavite Community of Majuli Island." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 3925-3929. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.455



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Dilip Das. "Rituals and Beliefs of Mayamara Vaishnavite Community of Majuli Island." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.19 (2020), 3925-3929. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.455



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Dilip Das (2020) Rituals and Beliefs of Mayamara Vaishnavite Community of Majuli Island. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (19), 3925-3929. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.455