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    Opinion Between Custom And Conduct

    by SANGEETA BAROOAH PISHAROTY CHATLINE In the light of “Social Traditions”, his newest book, veteran academic T.N. Madan talks to SANGEETA BAROOAH PISHAROTY about the journey of sociology in India Past ends where present begins, so history is largely a construct of sociology. Going by this...
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    One Bride For Two Brothers: A Custom Fades In India

    Forwarded for posting by Mai Harinder Kaur MALANG, India — Buddhi Devi was 14 when she was betrothed. In India, that is not unusual: many marry young. Her intended was a boy from her village who was two years younger — that, too, was not strange. But she was also supposed to...
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    Buddhism Dalai Lama Decrees Referendum On Reincarnation Custom

    The Dalai Lama said Tuesday that Tibetan Buddhists will vote in a referendum before he dies to decide whether to break with the tradition of reincarnation and adopt a new system of leadership. What form the referendum will take was not specified, but the proposal would be a key change to...
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