In Barmer District, 27 people of the Dalit community have abandoned Hinduism and adopted Buddhism. These people are from different villages of Barmer.
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- LAST UPDATED: DECEMBER 7, 2020, 7:01 AM IST
Barmer In Barmer District, situated on the Indo-Pakistan border in western Rajasthan, once again a big case of Religion change has come up. Here, more than two dozen people of Dalit society have abandoned Hinduism and adopted Buddhism. For this, a big ceremony was organized. Buddhist monks attended this ceremony. By law, people of Dalit society adopted Buddhism. A large number of people participated in the event. There have been many reports of religious conversion in the past in the district.
This case of religious conversion Barmer district headquarters Is connected to. In a ceremony organized by the Samata Sainik Dal and the Indian Buddhist Mahasabha here, 27 people of the Dalit society converted to Hinduism and accepted Buddhism. Among them, two families of Ramsar and Pilani villages of Barmer have adopted Buddhism along with their entire members. A big ceremony was organized for his initiation. The guru of Buddhist monks attended it. In this ceremony organized on Baba Saheb Ambedkar’s Mahaparinirvana Day, he was pledged to follow the rules and sayings of Lord Buddha. A large number of people attended the event.
The reason given for changing the religion, Samta Sainik Dal District President Amit Dhande said that all the people who have embraced Buddhism from Hinduism are from the Dalit community. All these people are from different villages of the district. These people allege that they are frustrated with the varna system of Hinduism. For this reason, they are adopting the rules of Lord Buddha along with Buddhism from their original religion. After this religious conversion, it is being discussed everywhere.