All posts tagged: Varna

Female Adultery In Parashara Smriti

In Indian civilization, female in each varna is responsible for producing pure lineage. Such a lineage is responsible to carry on the traditions of their respective varna in the society. This way, society’s dharmic fabric remains unharmed as prescribed in various texts of Dharmashastra.

Brahman – A Poem by Rabindranath Tagore

It narrates the encounter between knowledge seeking Satyakam and sage Gautama contained in the Chandogya Upanishad. We see that though Satyakam is unable to name his father his truthfulness establishes his Brahmanya in the eyes of the sage.