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Hindu Samaj Vyavastha- Siddhantha and Sameecha (Hindu Social System- Principles and Critiques)

Booklet: Hindu Samaj Vyavastha- Siddhantha and Sameecha (Hindu Social System- Principles and Critiques)
Author: Dr. Devi Singh
Publication: Sangeeta Prakashan, Delhi
Edition: 1995
Price: Rs. 15/-
Pages: 38

Society as a collective unit fulfills needs of individual on the basis of liberty, equality, and fraternity. All religions, except Hinduism, preach sanctity of human life. Hinduism’s singular structural base is caste. All individual abilities and disabilities are caste centered. Undoubtedly, all members are not equal but they are created equal. But in Hinduism there is progressive deprivation of castes in descending order of hierarchy. Even the same rituals are different for two castes. Other religious unite; Hinduism divides, Brahmans, source of all laws, are above it. Kshtriyas are exclusive wielders of defense power. Vaishyas are stores of wealth. All others are at the mercy of these three. Even, punishment is unequal for various castes. Only in Hinduism, earthly beings are raised to divinity. India was enslaved and despoiled for 150 years because of the prudish Varna design favouring the luxuriance of Brahmans and Kshtriyas. Why not then embrace Buddhism as a religion with equality for all.

 

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