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Origin of Untouchability
Origin of Untouchables
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According Akam Alvars Ambedkar Aryan Aryan society became beef beef-eating belonged Bombay Brahmanas Buddhist Cakkilis called Candalas Cankam age Cankam classics caste system century A. D. ceremonial purity Ceris Cilappatikaram Cola considered cultivation culture devotees Dharma Dravidian drum eating festival four Varnas Ghurye goddess groups Harijans high caste Hindus Hindu Hindu society History Ibid idol impure inscription Itankai class Jain Jainism Jataka Kammalas Kerala kings Kshatriya Kuruntokai lands large number later low castes low classes Madurai Manu marriage meaning medieval period Mysore namely Natars Nayanmars Nishadas occupations Oppert orthodox Pallas Pallavas Panas Pandya Paraiyas Paravas Periapuranam Pillai pollution post-Cankam priests privileges Publishing House Pulaiyas Puram region religious revealed Saivism Sastri segregated Siva Smriti social South India status Sudra taboo Tamil Nadu Tamil society Tamilakam temple Thurston Tirukkural Tolkappiyam touch touchability University of Madras untouchable castes untouchables Valankai Valluvas Varna Varna system Veda Vedic Vellalas Vijayanagar village worship