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Noun1.jati - (Hinduism) a Hindu caste or distinctive social group of which there are thousands throughout India; a special characteristic is often the exclusive occupation of its male members (such as barber or potter)
Hindooism, Hinduism - a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils
caste - (Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus; stratified according to ritual purity
varna - (Hinduism) the name for the original social division of Vedic people into four groups (which are subdivided into thousands of jatis)
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As Jati is a pure investment-holding company, it depends solely on dividends from TTPC to repay its Sukuk and thus is highly reliant on TTPC's operational metrics and cash-generating aptitude, which remained robust during the review period.
Jati president Datuk Hasan Ali told a press conference in Kuala Lumpur on Friday, "We strongly criticise the statement made by Archbishop Marino.
The company also confirmed it has received an order for two further ships in the range, the Jati Six and Jati Eight.
1) By taking jati as the principal indicator of deprivation, it excludes non-Hindu sections of the Indian population.
The nine wise men were Sunan Ampel, Sunan Gresik, Sunan Giri, Sunan Drajat, Sunan Bonang, Sunan Kudus, Sunan Muria, Sunan Kalijaga and Sunan Gunung Jati.
However, it has been revealed that 400 residents or 80 families involved have yet to receive compensation for their land, while dozens of families in Kresek Asin and Jati Jengkol are also waiting to receive compensation.
It is this last topic that is the author's specialty, in particular the Pitrkalpa of the Harivamsa, as witnessed by a number of publications on this subject listed in the bibliography, and there is perhaps more detailed information about the varieties of sraddha ceremonies than is strictly necessary in a book that also introduces and gives elementary explanations of concepts like karma, dharma, varna, jati, asrama, etc.
Funding from the Japan Bank for International Cooperation will drive modest growth in orders for power generation and transmission equipment associated with the Tanjung Jati project that is now under construction.
Even for those who are familiar with Indian classical music, the jati and its transformation to raga remain very obscure.
Vanbutsele will be based in Brussels and will report to Jati Vij, the subsidiary's managing director and company vice president, who will remain at TranSwitch headquarters in Shelton, Conn.
Our systems vendors can now build next generation hybrid transport networking systems for OC-3/STM-1 to OC-48/STM-16," said Jati Vij, Vice President of Systems Engineering at TranSwitch Corporation.