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How this many caste classification occured - different in different states?

Was this many classification were there in ancient India .I believe there were only 4 classification of people in Purana. Brahmin, Kshatriya, Vaishya, Shudra Why we have this many caste ...
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How should one decide his duties? [duplicate]

In Bhagavad Gita, Krishna says to Arjuna that since he is Kshatriya, he should do the war and do his duties of being a kshatriya. Earlier we had brahmin, kshatriya, vaishya and shudra. And Krishna ...
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How caste is determined? [duplicate]

If I was a person who belong to some other religion and later converted to Hinduism. How my caste would be determined? In Indian society, I see that the caste is determined based on birth. Surely, ...

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