Vedic Society - an essential subject

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The term Vedic society refers to a state that is organized according to directions given in the Vedas. The Vedic social structure is not manmade but divinely inspired. Unlike the modern age, the Vedic social structure has existed for thousands of years. The Vedic society is called varṇasāśrama, which refers to its four material divisions (varṇas) and four spiritual divisions (āśrama). The Varṇas comprise of the brāhmaṇas, the kṣatriyas, the vaiśyas and the śūdras. Aśramas are categorized to brahmacharya, gṛhastha, vānaprastha and sannyāsa.

Srila Prabhupada's books, lectures, conversations and letters offer a comprehensive presentation of this essential subject as seen in the Vaniquotes Vedic Society category. An introduction from his books is given below in the following 5 quotes.


   
 

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