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How do Buddhists separate caste system from itself when Gautama Buddha was so casteist?

The most important idea in Buddhism with regards to caste is that regardless of which background one is from, if one is righteous, consummate in virtue, and earnestly seeks the path leading to ...
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Why is the Buddha called "Kinsman of the Sun"?

Good question. I don't have any pali references at the moment, but there is this concept of solar dynasty. ... Buddhist texts include Shuddodhana, Gautama Buddha, and Rahula in their accounts of the ...
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How do Buddhists separate caste system from itself when Gautama Buddha was so casteist?

Those quotes are taken out of context, and don't mean what you're trying to use them as. See the difference between DEscriptive and PREscriptive. For example, if someone says "hey, there's a wad ...
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