In the 21st century, some Lingayats
have sought legal recognition as a religion distinct from Hinduism and Veerashaivas.
5%), Maharashtra, and northern India; [4-6] and certain communities in India, such as Sindhis and Punjabis from northern India; Bhanushalis, Kutchis, and Lohanas from Gujarat; Mahars, Neobuddhists, Kolis, and Agris from Maharashtra; and Gowdas and Lingayats
from Karnataka have a higher carrier rate.
The origin of the Lingayats
is in the teaching of 12th century theologian and philosopher Basavanna.
62) Uthman (63) extended this status to the Berbers and Abdul Malik (64) to the Lingayats
and Brahmins of India.
Virashaivism attracted royal patronage and many adherents from merchant communities and became regionally dominant in northern Karnataka, where Lingayats
remain predominant today.
That will fetch the party a social alliance comprising the Lingayats
for putting up a formidable fight in the 2014 elections.
El unico ejemplo contemporaneo que Weber ofrece sobre este proceso es el de los lingayats
o virasaivas, una secta religiosa socialmente liberal del sur de la India, que se divide en una variedad de castas o subcastas en la que cada miembro es lingayat
Devotees of Yellamma come from a variety of communities but chiefly from members of the local politically and economically dominant caste, Lingayats
be called Lingayats
because they worship the Siva-Lingam.
Gandhi's strength may not have been in her speech but in the local leaders by her on the podium, each representing a piece from the state's jigsaw of castes and groups, from Vokkaligas and Lingayats
to Muslim leaders in this former Congress bastion.
If Savana represents the Jains (which is quite probable), then Aynuru and Madappa represent the Lingayats
, and the Bad.