the second of the Four VARNAS or Castes in traditional Indian society. They are the WARRIOR CASTE which share power with the BRAHMINS.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • CASTE —    an integral part of HINDU religion and Hindu society. The word caste is normally used to refer to what in India is called Jti, the social status, which is one s inheritance at birth. In Vedic times there were four castes    BRHMAA… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

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