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  1. This Raam Naam community has Raam Naam tattooed all over their bodies as they are denied access to the local mandir because of their low caste. They have been getting raam naam tattooed on their bodies since the 1890s. Such a horrible country and social system. Our gurus would of hugged and embraced these poor people. Historical tradition The Ramnami tradition has been around since the late 19th century among the Dalits of central India. "Parasu Ram, who founded the Ramnami movement, wanted to pave a way of devotion to Ram for untouchables who weren't allowed to enter temples by the upper castes, who treated them as dirty and inferior. He encouraged them to chant the Ramcharitamanas, get tattooed, and wear a special shawl – the Ram odhni – with 'Ram' inscribed all over," explains Parsai. "When high caste Hindus heard how he was propagating Ram's name among Dalits, they began attacking Ramnamis, who sought protection from a court in 1910. Two years later, a British judge ruled in our favour, giving us freedom to practice our religion, our way." "Dhani Ram Sonwani is a 60-year-old farmer who lives in the village of Charpora. “The underprivliged castes in the caste system were oppressed by the privileged castes, which made their lives hell,” he explains as he sits outside his run-down home. “We were called names such as chamar and achhoot [untouchables]. Our ancestors were treated worse than animals. We are not even allowed enter temples.” "They are followers of Ramnami Samaj, a religious movement founded in the 1890s by a Dalit Raam devotee called Parshu Ram Bhardwaj, who was denied entry to a temple in one of these villages in Chhattisgarh. “Who needs a temple when we have the name of god written on us?” says Sonwani. “God is everywhere and not just in temples. There is a temple near our village and no one from our community has ever entered that temple,” Sonwani adds. “We have no idea which god’s idol is housed in that temple.” https://erosbonazzi.altervista.org/raam-naam-tattoos-indias-dalit-community/ https://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-tattoos-that-break-taboos-2138182
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    Lack of parchar in India

    In India there are: 400 million so-called untouchables + 600 million so-called backward castes So given that there are ONE BILLION people who could benefit from Sikhi just inside India then ... ... why are Sikhs raising thousands for Arabs in Syria or Bangladeshi's calling themselves Rohingya?
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