The Guide

by

R. K. Narayan

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Dharma

Dharma is a concept based in various South Asian religions, including Hinduism and Buddhism, which alludes to an order or a law that controls the universe. For an individual, following one’s dharma—in a sense, one’s… read analysis of Dharma

Caste

A system of hereditary classes in Hindu society, which distinguishes between people on the basis of social status in relation to notions of hereditary purity and pollution. One’s caste often also determines one’s occupation. For… read analysis of Caste