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  • The factor of anti-pollution in the ideology of the Lingayat movement.
    Venugopal, C.N. (1977)
    Sociological Bulletin 26:2: 227-241. [In Rowena Robinson (ed.) Sociology of Religion in India. New Delhi: Sage, 2004, pp. 133-148.

    Though caste-like in effect, the Lingayats (Virashaiva) reject the ideology of ritual pollution that legitimates the caste system. The original egalitarianism did not completely survive syncretism. The group is known for its work ethic.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Hindu, India; Hindu, Lingayat; India, Karnataka; Syncretism; Caste
  • Politics and Religion: A Study of Historical Interactions between Socio-political Relationships in a Mysore Village.
    Parvatharnma, C. (1971)
    Delhi: Sterling Publishers.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, India; India, Mysore; Historical; Community study; Hindu, Lingayat
  • Lingayats as a sect.
    McCormack, William (1963)
    Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 93:1: 59-71.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, India; Sect; Hindu, Lingayat; India
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