Herbert Blumer described Symbolic Interactionism as ”
People act toward things based on the meaning those things have for them, and these meanings are derived from social interaction and modified through interpretation.
Sociologists working in this tradition have researched a wide range of topics using a variety of research methods. However, the majority of interactionist research uses qualitative research techniques, like participant observation, to study aspects of (1) social interaction and/or (2) individual selves. ”
(The above excerpt is taken from Wikipedia)
Attending the Shrines, Temples and Holy places is common in Subcontinent. The practice is not religion specific. A wide range of religious schools follow similar practices.
“Tying a Knot” is one of those common practices that again is carried out in various places that are considered Holy by followers of various religions.
I however had not seen this ritual being practiced in Christianity until my recent…
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