CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION IN SRI LANKA AND ITS IMPACT ON THE REGIONAL CULTURAL LANDSCAPE

Journal Title: Social Affairs - Year 2015, Vol 1, Issue 3

Abstract

The process of cultural transformation in South Asia has witnessed many phases both in terms of political power and religion. Presently the Islamic faith seems to be forming the newest phase of cultural transformation in South Asia whereby followers of Islam in the region are increasing rapidly. This paper analyses the conditions which have prompted this trend and their implications for the South Asian region with a focus on Sri Lanka. It maps the social, economic, political, and cultural means by which the Islamic faith is spreading in the country and region, and argues – drawing from previous studies – that Islamization can have an adverse impact on the political stability of South Asia.

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Asitha G Punchihewa

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Asitha G Punchihewa (2015). CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION IN SRI LANKA AND ITS IMPACT ON THE REGIONAL CULTURAL LANDSCAPE. Social Affairs, 1(3), -. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-31418