SV: SV: SV: Kinship systems

V.C.Vijayaraghavan vijay at VOSSNET.CO.UK
Sat Oct 28 13:47:58 UTC 2000

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From: "Venkatraman Iyer" <venkatraman_iyer at HOTMAIL.COM>
Sent: Saturday, October 28, 2000 12:53 PM
Subject: Re: SV: SV: SV: Kinship systems

> >As far as I can see these words are the Tamil translations of the English
> >words Saivism and Vaishnavism.
> Aren't they Sanskrit, rather than English?

I was looking at the two Tamil words  ( Saivam and vainavam) as religious
ideologies or movements. The focus was on the ideological aspect rather than
the names of the gods which are Sanskrit origin.

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