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Who are the siddhars? Yogic powers called Siddhis are acquired by the practice of yogic disciplines. Those who acquire these Siddhis are called Siddhas or Siddhars.
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Caste is a form of social exclusion that is firmly entrenched because it is justified by religious scriptures. Brahmanic theory gave religious sanction to an unequal society.

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