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Can Mahayana Monks ordain Theravadins?

Answer to first question: no. His ordination will be deemed invalid by the vast majority of Theravada monks. Second question: if the "dalhikamma" constitutes a valid ordination procedure by ...
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How do Buddhists separate caste system from itself when Gautama Buddha was so casteist?

The first and the third quote establish that one doesnt want to be born in states which are like that. Those states are the states of living of some castes. This does not make him casteist. It makes ...
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How do Buddhists separate caste system from itself when Gautama Buddha was so casteist?

It is pretty much established that yes, he was a casteist. I'm not sure what you mean by "casteist". Consider the word "racism", for example -- I think that this kind of statement ...
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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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