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a member of the royal or warrior Hindu caste

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He is presented as having rid the world of all Kshatriyas twenty-one times over, and offered aswamedha sacrifice.
"He said that people of Dalit community cannot ride horses, only Kshatriyas can ride horses.
"There is a lot of sensitivity in Kshatriya and Rajput communities with regards to certain depiction of history.
The information can help drillers avoid missteps that prevent maximum production, such as applying insufficient pressure to reach oil trapped in rocks, or drilling wells too closely together, Kshatriya said.
Later, sitting in straight rows on canvas mats in the vicinity of the sanctum sanctorum, everybody, high or low, young or old, ate to their fill, served from the community kitchen, organised by the local Kshatriya families who manage the affairs of the temple.
A historian of Asian art, Bose examines chatris (cenotaphs) commissioned by the Rajputs, members of a Hindi subcaste that is part of the wider martial and aristocratic Kshatriya caste.
" The personal secretary ( Ram Pratap) of the minister also tried to play caste card and said that he was a Kshatriya like us and wanted to help us.
The Vedic orthodoxy of the caste system based on varna-ashrama was rejected, and the alliance of the Brahmans and the Kshatriya, which underpinned the structure of authority in the kingdoms, did not hold well in the clan states.
In 1583, Portuguese priests on a rampant conversion spree were killed by the 12 kshatriya (kingly, warrior class) clans of the village of Cuncolim, where originally the Shantadurga statue resided in a temple.
It is argued that this three-fold classification of the soul mirrors the Rig Vedic (10.90) assertion that the brahmana (priest) emerged from the mouth of the "Cosmic Man," the kshatriya (warrior) from the shoulders, the vysya (trader) from the thighs, and the shudra (laborer) from the feet.
The Rai Kshatriya community is a small indigenous community or tribe, which we found in Khidirpur village of Atgharia Upazila (sub-district) of Pabna district, Bangladesh.
Brahman, kshatriya, vaishya and shudra are the four basic classes of society under which religion?