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In one of online answers I've found sage Aitareya who wrote Aitareya Upanishad was born out of Shudra woman! Can anyone give reference to support or reject this claim?

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    But people usually consider only the varna of father. Mother is not significant for them. there are other examples like satyakama jabali etc. – Rakesh Joshi Mar 10 '17 at 16:41
  • @RakeshJoshi a son of Sudra mother is Sudra according to Manu Smriti. ( Though in actual outcaste ) – Mr. Sigma. Mar 10 '17 at 16:43
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    "In one of online answers" -- Can you edit and post that link in the question? Even better if you use a blockquote and quote the relevant part. – sv. Mar 11 '17 at 0:20

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