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Re: proselytization and srivaishnavism

From: BALAMURALI (murali_at_sindhu.rrsycore.co.in)
Date: Fri Jan 22 1999 - 09:39:07 PST

>other AchAryAs (mostly among Tenkalai). For example, Sri Pillai
>Lokaachaarya had a Sishya named Vilaan chOlaip piLLai who was from
>a lower caste. 

What does the term *lower* in the words "lower caste" convey here. What is the 
scale of reference in which the word *lower* is used. 

Thanks,
Balamurali