Some articles on caste, sikhs, sikh:
... Although caste is presented as a Hindu concept, caste has and continues to influence Sikhs, Muslims and Christians ... Caste divisions exist among Sikhs, Muslims and Christians whose families came from the sub-continent, as well as Hindus ... The Sikh diaspora in the United kingdom is highly affected by caste, with Sikh Gurdwaras being built along caste lines ...
Famous quotes containing the words upper and/or caste:
“I am not afraid of the priests in the long-run. Scientific method is the white ant which will slowly but surely destroy their fortifications. And the importance of scientific method in modern practical lifealways growing and increasingis the guarantee for the gradual emancipation of the ignorant upper and lower classes, the former of whom especially are the strength of the priests.”
—Thomas Henry Huxley (182595)
“For which he wex a litel red for shame,
Whan he the peple upon him herde cryen,
That to beholde it was a noble game,
How sobreliche he caste doun his yen.
Criseyda gan al his chere aspyen,
And let so softe it in her herte sinke
That to herself she seyde, Who yaf me drinke?”
—Geoffrey Chaucer (13401400)