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Basic intro to India's caste system

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    • India’s Caste System
    • Four groups:
      • Brahmins: Highest caste; most privileged.
      • Lawyers, doctors, businessmen
      • Ksatriyas: Warriors and rulers. Had to give their lives to protect the Brahmins and sacred animals (cows).
      • Vaisyas: Farmers and traders. Encouraged to give money to Brahmins & build Temples
      • Sudras: Serve the other three classes. Weavers and carpenters
      Brahmins Ksatriyas Vaisyas Sudras
    • The Untouchables/Dalit Caste
      • Not even considered humans; dogs are treated better.
      • Do the worst jobs possible
      Young girls making cow dung patties for fuel