MADAN KAMDEV TEMPLE AND ITS ARCHAEOLOGICAL REMAINS: A STUDY ON SOCIAL MILIEU LINKED ON THE NEIGHBOURING AREAS OF ASSAM, INDIA.

Authors

  • Tirthankar Sharma ,Sailajananda Saikia , Bishmita Medhi

Abstract

Social milieu linked with Madan Kamdev temple refers to the social environment or
settings and surrounding culture of the temple area. Social environment of the temple area
consist of the sum total of society’s beliefs, traditions, customs, laws and behaviors. Social
environment or milieu never remains same over time because change is the law of nature.
Change of Social environment is also natural. The speed and extent of change may differ
from society to society. In most societies it occurs so slow that is often not noticed by those
who live in the society. Modernization involves a simultaneous occurrence of large number
of interrelated events and changes. This is because modernization brings about changes not
only in the socio economic and material spheres of a society, but it also causes change in the
mental and attitudinal spheres of the people. Neighbourhood of the temple area includes both
geographic (place-oriented) and social (people-oriented) components. People’s perception of
the environment is greatly influenced by their social and cultural values. On the basis of the
image formed in the mind of the utilizer about the environment he takes a decision and uses
the resources to fulfill his basic and higher needs. Madan kamdev temple has different
meanings for different individuals belonging to various cast and religion. People living in the
same neighbourhood villages perceive the temple area differently.

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Published

2020-12-02

How to Cite

Tirthankar Sharma ,Sailajananda Saikia , Bishmita Medhi. (2020). MADAN KAMDEV TEMPLE AND ITS ARCHAEOLOGICAL REMAINS: A STUDY ON SOCIAL MILIEU LINKED ON THE NEIGHBOURING AREAS OF ASSAM, INDIA. PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology, 17(6), 6815 - 6826. Retrieved from http://mail.palarch.nl/index.php/jae/article/view/1958