This is the caste system in India. My baap and Sassur were both part of the Brahmin caste. However, this does not always mean that we are the wealthiest. Both my family and my groom's family have stuggled with money all our lives.
Ellora Caves: Cave temples of India In the Indian state of Maharashtra is the village of Ellora with 34 amazing caves, carved into the mountain Charanandri vertical surface. Ellora – the official World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The caves consist of 12 Buddhist, 17 Hindu and 5 Jain temples and monasteries built during the period from VI to X vek.Eti cave – a sign of religious harmony that prevailed in India during this period. Ellora Caves.
Indian khanda, ca 1800. The khanda (from Sanskrit खड्ग khaḍga) is a South Asian double-edge straight sword. The blade is usually broad and quite heavy & broadens from the hilt to the tip. The blade transforms into tip rather abruptly. The hilt has a small metal spike. The khanda & related straight swords are generally used in Indian theater & art to represent the weapons of the ancient period of Indian history.
The decline of the Mughal empire Indian disunity contributed to British success. By the beginning of the 19th century, India was Britain’s colonial possession. Indian ports were vital to to British sea power. This was the Mughal empire before Britain took it.