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- Hinduism is believed to be the oldest organized religion in the world. It ranks as the third largest religion in the world after Christianity and Islam.
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- Keeping up with the Vaishyas? Caste and relative standing in India
- kings), Vaishyas (traders and businesspersons), and Shudras (agricultural workers and manual laborers).
- The caste system
- arms; the vaishya caste—traders and landowners—are the legs; and the sudra Like the brahmans and the kshatriyas, the vaishyas are a twice-born caste.
- Keeping Up with the Vaishyas: Caste and Relative Standing
- 1. Keeping Up with the Vaishyas: Caste and Relative Standing. Fredrik Carlsson a.
- WHO WERE THE SHUDRAS ? ______
- socially degraded, fell below the rank of the Vaishyas and thus came to form the fourth Varna. I must of course await the verdict of scholars on these conclusions.
- Caste System in India and Its International Overtones Dr. Prabhas C
- 3. the vaishyas, merchants and farmers or cattle-herders with economic prosperity;. 4.
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- How Dawoodi Bohras observe Ramzan
- After coming to India, the Dawoodi Bohras converted Gujarati Vaishyas and Brahmins to Islam. Dawoodi Bohra and Ismaili sects of Muslims today inhabit around 25 countries; their population in India is about one million.
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- Vaishya - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- Vaishya (Devanagari:वैश्य,Vaiśya,also spelled as Vaisya,Vysya and sometimes calld as Vāṇika), is one of the four varnas (social order) of Hinduism.
- Vaishya (Hindu social class) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
- Vaishya (Hindu social class), third highest in ritual status of the four varnas, or social classes, of Hindu India, traditionally described as commoners.
- Vaishyas - definition of Vaishyas by the Free Online Dictionary
- A member of the second-lowest of the four major castes of traditional Indian society, comprising farmers, herders, merchants, and businessmen. adj.
- What Is The Vaishyas Diet? | LIVESTRONG.COM
- Jun 14, 2011 What Is The Vaishyas Diet?. Vaishya is the third highest of the four social classes, or varnas, in Hindu India.
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