Volume : X, Issue : VIII, August - 2020

Historical Perspective of Vishwakarma Community in Ballari District: A Sociological Analysis

Dr. Veerendra Kumar N, Akkasali Shivakumarachari

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Introduction: The Vishwakarma community has existed since long back and has been engaging in different occupations parts in the history of India. The Vishwakarma is known for their creative work and have contributed not only to art, structural design, Sculpture and also to the agriculture and others in manufacturing tools and implements required by them. Vishwakarma communities are the traditional artisans. They constitute five occupational groups namely Blacksmith, Carpenter, Braziers, sculptor, and Goldsmith in Society. They believed that they are descendants of Vishwakarma, a Hindu deity. Method: adopted for this study paper is as usual to the social science. The authors adopted a secondary source of data. Data is generated from research books, articles and electronic media. Aims: The present paper and its study area are about Vishwakarma’s in Ballari District. To know the different Divisions, Structure, and Occupations of the Vishwakarma Community. This study paper attempts to understand their Historical Perspective of the Vishwakarma Community etc. Conclusion: Community plays a very significant role in the life of an individual. A community is the total organized social life of a locality. The community life provides the individual the needed protection and security. It is also applicable to the Vishwakarma community. Historically, this community has been an expression that emphasized the unity of the common life among the artisan people.

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HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE OF VISHWAKARMA COMMUNITY IN BALLARI DISTRICT: A SOCIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS, Dr. Veerendra Kumar N, Akkasali Shivakumarachari INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH : Volume-10 | Issue-8 | August-2020


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