Chhu means to touch. Achhut means one which can not (should not) be touched.
A name given to tribal people in India.
A concept oroginally popularised by both the Buddhists and the Jains.
ascribed to Kautiliya who was supposed to be a minister of Chandragupta Maurya.
The name by which the Vedic people referred to themselves.
Performed in ancient times by a Raja to formalise his status as the king.
of a god or more specially of Hindu God Vishnu's 10 manifestations.
Based on Indian folk remedies, developed fully by early Buddhists and given the appelation Veda to indicate its antiquity and not affilation to any Veda.
|bhagat or bhakat|
devotion or piety to a god.
Village(s) recieved by Brahmin(s) as a gift.