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The forest tribes Telugu and Tamil Malabar Coorg the Nilgiris
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ancient appears Aryan Assam associated Baiga belief Bengal Bihar Bombay Brahman Burma Caste Customs Caste in India caste system Castes and Tribes Census central India Central Provinces ceremony Chamar claim clan commensality common cooked cult cultivators culture dead deity depressed classes district doubt endogamous exogamous exterior castes fertility functions goddess Gond gotra groups hereditary higher castes hill tribe Hindu Hinduism hypergamy Ibid Indian Caste inhabitants instance invaders Kaibartta Kayastha Kolarian Kshatriya Kunbi labourers Madras Malabar marriage marry matrilineal mother Muslim Naga Nambudri Nayar northern O'Malley occupation origin Orissa outcaste perhaps persons pollution practice pravara primitive probably Punjab race Rajput Rajputana regarded religion religious Rigvedic Risley ritual Sikhs similar social soul soul-matter southern India subcaste Sudra taboo Tamil Telugu temple Thurston tion totemism Travancore tribal Tribes and Castes untouchability upper India varna Vide village western India woman women worship