The Agricultural Festivals of Missing Tribe of Assam From Sociological PerspectiveJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2022-03-05
Authors : Sagarika Sharma;
Page : 434-435
Keywords : Misings; agricultural festivals; Ali Aye Ligang; Po: Rag; socio-cultural and religious beliefs;
Festivals are some auspicious dates or a period of time time, celebrated in human society, consisting different rites and rituals, beliefs, traditions in it. It carries social, cultural and religious elements of a society and glimpses of unity among the inhabitants of a particular group always reflect through the celebration of festivals. Ali Aye Ligang and Po: Rag are two agriculture based festivals among the Mising community of Assam, having traditional socio-religious beliefs and unique cultural elements. The Mising community perform these festivals with the feeling of oneness till today. The study tries to look at the socio-cultural and religious aspects of Ali Aye Ligang and Po: Rag and the present status regarding the celebration of these festivals.
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