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Volume 7 Issue 3
March-2020
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR2003057

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360-363

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CENTRALITY OF “LIFE” IN THE ORAON INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY OF CHOTANAGPUR

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2349-5162

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"CENTRALITY OF “LIFE” IN THE ORAON INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY OF CHOTANAGPUR", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 3, page no.360-363, March-2020, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2003057.pdf

Abstract

The complementary of human life with other life forms in nature presupposes as interconnectedness between human beings and nature. The Oraon worldview sees everything in nature connected by a complex web of interrelationships. Understanding the role of nature in human life is an essential for understanding Oraon moral precepts. According to Oraon belief, human beings are created by Dharmes and are similar to him. They are given dominion creation are enjoined to respect and care for the order. This paper articulates a significance of Oraon creation myths and their participations in the creative Act of Dharmes (their God) and stewards of creation. This paper discusses on Oraon tribal community which is an indigenous community of Chotanagpur under these criteria a distinctive social, cultural and religious tradition, the practices of which have undergone a widespread change because of the outside influences. Their ancestors were forest dwellers. Because of their affinity for nature, they have developed a worldview which aims at preserving and maintaining between their life and nature. This paper also demonstrates the goal of their life that is to attain happiness and well-being, which is seen in the abundance of health and prosperity of progeny and crop. The religious myths, religious belief and culture are discussed in this paper.

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Life, Myths, Beliefs, Nature

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"CENTRALITY OF “LIFE” IN THE ORAON INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY OF CHOTANAGPUR", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 3, page no. pp360-363, March-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2003057.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2003057
Registration ID: 229401
Published In: Volume 7 | Issue 3 | Year March-2020
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Page No: 360-363
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"CENTRALITY OF “LIFE” IN THE ORAON INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY OF CHOTANAGPUR", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 3, page no. pp360-363, March-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2003057.pdf




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