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The Caste System of Ancient India. The caste system organizes division of labour and money in human society. It's a system of social stratification, and a basis for affirmative action.

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Many societies that believe in the Evil Eye also adhere to a strict caste system, like the one in India. It is often those at the bottom of the caste, the "untouchables" who are blamed and accused of casting the Evil Eye upon those higher up in the caste system.

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The Caste System Video Explains the Caste System and how the Untoucables actually play a key role in India society.

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Why the population of the fortress city – the Blue City as it is universally known – took to painting their houses in various shades of blue is not completely certain. Yet most believe it is to do with the prevailing caste system in India.

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Origin of the Indian Caste System

I am pinning this to my board as the caste system was used prominently in Hinduism and also to a smaller scale in Judaism.

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The Caste System explained and an addition about Ancient Indian society. The Caste System was a major part of the Indus River Valley civilization.

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This is the caste system in India. My baap and Sassur were both part of the Brahmin caste. However, this does not always mean that we are the wealthiest. Both my family and my groom's family have stuggled with money all our lives.

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Jodhpur or 'Blue City' (India). Why the population of the fortress city took to painting their houses in various shades of blue is not completely certain. Yet most believe it's to do with the prevailing caste system in India. Picture by Steve McCurry.

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Caste System In India: A Historical Perspective