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Caste System PPT

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Caste System PPT

  1. 1. By David Behr, Alissa Marcello, SaraGothold, Sean Howley, and Julia Forsman
  2. 2. Caste Laws  You are born into your class and you cant move up or down You can only be a Brahmin, Kshatriya, or Vaishya if tour born twice, according to legend The rules vary from caste to caste Brahmin, Kshatriya, and Vaishya study the Vedas, while Shudras were not allowed to see or hear the Vedas If a law was broken higher classes had lighter punishment, while lower classes had more harsher punishments
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  4. 4. Kshatriyas  Kshatriya means roof, umbrella, dominion, power government Known as the warriors and kings The Kshatriya’s originated as the top of the pyramid. They were said to be from the hands of the Hindu god, Brahma. However when the Kshatriyas were out fighting, the Brahmins took over with there religious ways 2nd from the top of the pyramid Task is to preserve the caste bible Manusmriti.‘ In modern day, they work in government and politics There status symbol is two crossed swords in a shield
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