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- 4 major groups
-judged by varna- color
-certain duties were assigned to each group
- each large group was separated into other groups
- Mahabarata, Rig Veda, Upanishads
Cycle of Reincarnation
when an atman rejoins the Brahma, the cycle of reincarnation ends
Loss of Caste System
-centralization of power in Mauryan Empire
-Became Buddhist- so didn't have caste systems
-Each caste had their own government so eliminating them united the land
- creator & destroyer
-could create life and destroy it
-women had power
must embrace destiny
After Harapan - civilization on the Ganges