Read about Indological Approach of Study of Modernization of Indian Tradition. Guide to Sociology Students. G. S. Ghurye and the Politics of Sociological Knowledge Naicker .. significance to a grand Indological conception of sacred, and indeed sacerdotal, values. scholars are like B.K. Sarkar, G.S. Ghurye, R.K. Mukherjee, K.M. Kapadia, Irawati Ghurye’s Indological Approach hovers around the study of Indian Culture.

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Restriction on food, drinks and social intercourse: Tribes Integration and Autonomy 2. In this book he tried to analyses caste system through textual evidences and structural and ghurey perspectives.


Indological approaches claims that Indian society can be understood only through the concepts, theories and frameworks of Indian civilization. Therefore they were also called as the Indologist. Ghurye considers it as unfortunate that caste system is mostly understood in terms of Brahminic domination. Here Modernisation of Tradition replaces culture.

Newer Post Older Post Home. Indological studies comprise of investigation of language, beliefs, ideas, customs, taboos, codes, institutions, tools, techniques, work of art, rituals, ceremonies and other related components of culture.

Untouchability forms and perspectives. Ghurye’s flexible approach to theory and methodology in sociology and gx anthropology in sociology and social anthropology was born of his faith in intellectual freedom which is reflected in the diverse theoretical and methodological approaches.

Indological Approach of G.S.Ghurye

Tribal Communities – Definitional Problems. In modern times he talks about status of caste, he saw formation of caste associations as spreading of caste consciousness and he referred to it as.


Influenced by Hindu traditional ways, he rejected British policy of isolation. Caste System – Origin Theories. It dependent on inter-disciplinary work like methods of philology its origin and needs demonstrate, the incorporation of art history, archeology, philosophy, folklore, anthropology and even economics and law.

Biography and Contribution to Sociology.

Indological or Textual Perspective of Sociology – Explained

He died on 28th Dec at the age 90, Mumbai. Caste and ClassPolitics. He joined Elphinstone College where he did his B. According to the roles assigned they have to perform it.

It was not hierarchical or unequal. Caste entered India by invasion of Aryans who to maintain self-sufficiency, exclusivity divided among themselves different kinds of work. It made a claim that Indian Society is unique in structure, function and dynamics and cannot be associated with the European Society. Origin of Indian Culture Diffusing and evolving continuously, through length breadth of country Each community has God, own conception of sacred and rituals Aryans arrived with their own culture and negotiated with local culture thus creating a fusion of now known as Hindu Traditional Culture.

Ghurye’s rigor and discipline is legendary in Indian sociological circles. Caste gave self sufficiency as occupation were reciprocating and complementary rather than for gaining wealth. Culture and society 3. The occupations have been fixed by heredity. Comparison European vs Indian Society Indian is a cultural society No single king ruled, kingdoms had different language, laws etc European society are political states State make laws, defines boundaries and regulates people’s behaviour The direction of society is decided by will and choice of State.


He shaped the study of sociology from there on; he also founded the Indian Sociological society in and established in and he remained its president for 15 years, then he too circulated some newsletter like Sociological Bulletin and sociological journal. Monthly E-magazine Current affairs Digest.

Key Words Indology, Textual, Hindu tradition, caste, race, kin and kinship system, caste system, Indological approach, sociological approach, Indic studies, oriental and caste and race in India. It is both as independent discipline in itself and a particular approach in Indian sociology. Ghurye utilized literature in sociological studies with his profound knowledge of Sanskrit literature, extensively quoted from Vedas, Shastras, epics and poetry of Kalidasa or Bhavabhuti to shed light on the social and cultural life in India.

By taking these two point Ghurye tries to evaluate society which are actually base on the integration of diverse, racial, or ethnic groups, and Ghurye highlights six structural features of caste systems. DOL was based on convenience and need, started with family was genesis of caste system.

It generates social grouping but not labelling. After his study, Ghurye emphasis two important points as caste and kinship.

Hindu culture has local cultures as Kali, Shiva, Vaishnav etc 4.

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