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Baobabtree
April 6th, 2007, 06:02 PM
I've been doing some research into non-Hindu forms of Indian paganism, and I've come across one which I can't find any real information for. It's the religion which the Toda people of India practice, and from what I understand it's on its way to extinction, due to many of its followers converting to Christianity or Hinduism. I know that they worship a goddess called Teikirshy (who created the world according to the Toda religion), they think both cows and buffalo are sacred animals, and that they revere the Pandavas, and Krishna of Hinduism, but that's about it. Could anyone give me information on their Gods, rituals, and beliefs?

Thanks in advance, Baobabtree.

Iris
April 6th, 2007, 06:22 PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toda_people

Wikipedia is everybody's friend... :D

Doesn't have much though. But it does say they have a holy milkman. ^_0

Baobabtree
April 6th, 2007, 08:35 PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toda_people

Wikipedia is everybody's friend... :D

Doesn't have much though. But it does say they have a holy milkman. ^_0 This where I'd actually gotten the majority of my information, however I missed the part about how the milkman could never leave his dairy farm, so thanks anyways.