10) 'Brahmin: born from the head; Kshatriya from the arms; Vaishya
from the thighs and Shudras from the feet'.
Both Gandhi the mahatma and Mukesh Ambani, today India's richest man, belong to the Vaishya
, the business/trading caste.
Similarly the Kshatriyas may misuse their muscle power, the Vaishyas
may become miserly and not share their wealth with the society and the Shudras may become lazy and not perform their work.
(merchants and farmers), and the Shudras (servants).
According to the vama system that designates social standing, Hindus descended from four distinct groups: Brahmins (priests), Kshatriyas (warriors), Vaishyas
(artisans), and Shudras (laborers).
Independientemente de su origen, el hecho es que la sociedad india se divide en cuatro castas, a saber, Brahamanes, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas
128) Brahmins, the most educated of the Indian castes, were not always the wealthiest, whereas the Vaishyas
, or merchants, often saw the most prosperity, but were considered lower in caste rank to Brahmins and Kshatriyas, the warrior class.
First Society is permanently divided into four classes namely (1) Brahmins, (2) Kshatriyas, (3) Vaishyas
, (4) Shudras.
In the past it has been regarded as the natural political home of urban dwellers and higher castes like the Brahmins and Vaishyas
and historically it has had little support from lower castes, backward classes and scheduled tribes.
Rajshekar, the Aryan Brahmins formed a four-caste hierarchy system--the Brahmins (the rulers), the Kshatriyas (the warriors), the Vaishyas
(the merchants) and the Sudras (the workers).
Lips of God; the Kshatriyas the Arms; the Vaishyas
the Loins; and the
divide into two: the Vaishyas
are opposed to the block formed by the