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Covidamma or Coronatalli ? A Conversation on Folk Hindu Religious Response to epidemics


A video presentation of a conversation between Dr. Nagaraj Paturi and Shri Hari Kiran Vadlamani. Dr. Nagraj is the Director of Inter-Gurukula University Center of Indic Academy.

Video discusses the ancient rituals, traditions and beliefs in the folk Hindu culture. Dr. Nagarj discusses about his research and findings in rituals from the folk culture and the integration of the vedic culture and the folk culture. Both cultures – Vedic traditions and Folk traditions have impacted each other while not completely taking over each other. Dr. Nagaraj goes on to discuss the folk traditions in response to epidemics.


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