Ksatriya

 


Ksatriya is the second classification of the four¬†varna¬†in¬†Hinduism. Specifically, it means a “warrior,” but it embraces all those involved in¬†ksatra.¬†A.G.H.


Source:

Bowker, John, The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions, New York, Oxford University Press, 1997, p. 560