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(Skt., ‘cow-shed’, ‘assemblage’, ‘clan’).

In India, the exogamous group of all persons (especially brahmans) related by descent through the male line from a common male ancestor.

In Mahāyāna Buddhism the ...

Subjects: Hinduism.


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