International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research


International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
Vol. 4, Issue 5 (2018)

The background of religion based on the beliefs and its impact on the Tamil community: Sociological study in Mulathiv District


Samarakoon MT

It is a universal occurrence that spreading major and minor religions within all manners of social segments across-the-board of countries in the world and those communities worship varied nature of religions based on mixed creeds and beliefs. In that respect, the religious leaders had disclosed assorted customs and limits in pertinent to different religions. Accordingly, a person who becomes a follower of a religion, used to practice self-actions within the limits of his/her religion. In this context, this research focused on varied beliefs and creeds imposed into the religious background, the doctrines of the followers and the influences of religious leaders, and in what nature the causes of above affects the personal and social contexts of Tamil community living in the Northern area of Sri Lanka Also, to study the ideologies they follow and due to the influences of religious leaders what nature of disparities the followers need to undergo and the impact of such occurrences too were asserted through this study. This study was focused in Pudukuruippu police domain in the Mullaithivu district under random sampling method having selected 167 informants for the sample Information collected through a questionnaire also joining focused group discussions (FGDs), and observations. Furthermore, information were shared on the relationship between followers and the religious leaders, deviant behavior of some religious leaders, limits based on religions imposed on followers and also the independence of devotees within the religion were other topics emerged during the studies
Pages : 84-90