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Page 297 - Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts CD 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
Page x - There is no law to prohibit the different classes of the people from living together, from eating and drinking together; no law to prohibit' the marriage of people belonging to different castes ; no law to brand the offspring of such marriages with an indelible stigma.
Page cxxvii - Thus, it is scarcely a paradox to lay down as a law of the caste organisation in Eastern India that a man's social status varies in inverse ratio to the width of his nose.
Page 13 - ... duration, and a considerable time has also to be expended on the preparation of charcoal and ore, the profits are very small. The fact is that although the actual price which the iron fetches in the market is high, the profits made by the native merchants (Mahajan) and the immense disproportion between the time and labour expended and the outturn, both combine to leave the unfortunate Agariya in a miserable state of poverty.
Page 273 - Sikhs as far as religious observance is concerned, the taint of hereditary pollution is upon them ; and Sikhs of other castes refuse to associate with them even in religious ceremonies.
Page x - If, then, with all the documents before us, we ask the question, — Does caste, as we find it in Manu and at the present day, form part of the most ancient religious teaching of the Vedas ? We can answer with a decided
Page 37 - This tribe was once renowned in the history of India, though its name is now scarcely known, or only in the chronicles of the bard. Of its origin we are in ignorance. It belongs neither to the Solar nor Lunar race, and consequently we may presume it to be of Scythic origin. The name is unknown in Hindust'han, and is confined, with many others originating from beyond the Indus, to the peninsula of Saurashtra.
Page 114 - Visishthadwaita, is the assertion that Vishnu, the one Supreme God, though invisible as cause, is, as effect, visible in a secondary form in material creation. They differ in one marked respect from the mass of the people at Brindaban, in that they refuse to recognise Radha as an object of religious adoration. In...