The Lingayats Disapproved Certain Practices of the Dharmashashtras. City Any Two Such Practices. - History

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The Lingayats disapproved certain practices of the Dharmashashtras. City any two such practices.

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Solution

a. The Lingayats (followers of Lord Shiva) did not cremate the dead person as stated in the Dharamshastras. Instead, they buried them.

b. They challenged the idea of caste and the 'Pollution' attributed to certain groups by Brahmanas and questioned the theory of rebirth.

Concept: Growth of Mumbai, Chennai, Hill Stations and Cantonments in the 18th and 19th Centuries
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2014-2015 (March) All India Set 1
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