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The Ravidasis

A handout for students summarizing the main beliefs and practices of the Ravidasi community.

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The Ravidasi Community

A study of the Ravidasi community is an important feature for students looking at the issue of caste within Sikhism. This presentation examines the teachings of the Sikh Gurus towards caste. It looks at the contradictions between religious teachings with actual praxis. A substantial proportion of the Ravidasi community claim that they have been discriminated against by higher caste Sikhs because of the stigma of untouchability associated with the traditional caste (zat) occupation of the chamars.

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