[Advaita-l] varnasramadharma - 3

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 07:15:15 CDT 2012

On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 5:09 PM, Abhishek Madhyastha
<abhishek046 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Pranams,
> I have a small doubt. According to the jati vibhaga which varna would
> lingayats and other such communities fit in. By karma and Guna, I
> understand that they can fit in but what about jati vibhaga?

As I had mentioned here recently there are differences within Lingayats.
There is a priestly class or caste called 'ayyanavaru'.  There is also a
business class, i hear.  Lingayats themselves were originally converts from
several castes.

See this


and also



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