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Do any scriptures say that Varna is determined by Rashi?

Many people say that Varna is determined by birth, and others say Varna is determined by qualities. But I've seen some websites which claim that Varna is based on Rashi(our birth constellation/star). ...
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Is it compulsory to give name according to Rashi in Hinduism?

Is it Compulsory to give name(to Baby) according to Rashi (राशि) in Hinduism ?
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Jyotisha - Relation between Pancha Mahabhuta and Rashi

What is the relationship between Pancha Mahabhuta and Rashi in Jyotisha?
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Rashi in Jyotisha - Sirodaya, Prushtodaya and Ubhayodaya

Shri Bangalore Venkata Raman in his book Hindu Predictive Astrology briefly mentions three types of Rashis - Sirodaya, Prushtodaya and Ubhayodaya. What are these Rashis? More importantly, where do ...
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What is Rashi in Jyotisha or Hindu astrology?

What is Rashi in Jyotisha or Hindu astrology? Is it the same as sun-sign of a person? Is Rashi determined by the birth details of a person or by the name they have?