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Who's who?

Tatachar_at_aol.com
Date: Mon May 10 1999 - 18:30:59 PDT

Dear Bhagavathas,

Another way of looking at who is how much Brahmin is 
as per Lord Krishna in the Gita (Ch 18, Verses 42-22). The basic
characteristics of the four castes are given in these verses. 
This definition is more fundamental and universal. 

Brahmin:   
Tranquiliy           
Restraint
Austerity
Purity
Patience
Uprightness
Knowledge
Discrimination
Religious faith

Kshatriya:
Heroism
Majesty
Firmness
Skill
Not fleeing in battle
Generosity
Lordly spirit

Vaishya:
Plowing
cow-herding
Trade

Sudra:
Service

Rarely we will find individuals who are 100% this or that.
In a given society, people with higher %Sudra trait  
(Service category people) are most numerous followed by 
Vaishyas, Kshatriys and Brahmanas.


Daasan,

K, Sreekrishna Tatachar