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Real ksatriya means

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If he is wounded on the chest, he is accepted as real kṣatriya. That means he has fought face to face.
Lecture on BG 2.27-38 -- Los Angeles, December 11, 1968:

Devotee: 35: "The great generals who have highly esteemed your name and fame will think that you have left the battlefield out of fear only, and thus they will consider you a coward (BG 2.35)." 36: "Your enemies will..."

Prabhupāda: A kṣatriya... It is the custom of the kṣatriya that if they are wounded on the back side, he is considered a coward, but if he is wounded on the chest, he is accepted as real kṣatriya. That means he has fought face to face. That is the injunction of military art in Vedic injunction.

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