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Mlecchas

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Secularisation of society is a long, historical process: Romila Thapar
Shuddhi was necessary we are told because the person converted had lived with the mlecchas and as a consequence, had fallen out of caste.
Kashmir's Mlecch Era
Even the Bhavaishya Purana, one of the 18 Puranas of ancient Vedic literature dealing with the future, anticipates the rise of prophet of Islam as “the Acharay of Mlecchas”, a desert resident who would be the embodiment of divine qualities.
Hindutva and the Dalit question
They are mlecchas (meaning dirty or bad). They will touch us and we will be impure. We should kill ourselves…' This is the first reference to untouchability.
The Rajiv Malhotra Controversy and the Connection to Hindu Studies
Despite India's warning, Nepal adopts constitution; first statute in South
India believes that the Nepali political leaders didn't exercise the flexibility to bring on board all regions and sections of society.

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