Universal varnas?

Martin Gansten mgansten at SBBS.SE
Mon Mar 8 09:07:35 UTC 1999

>This is something I posted in June last year and there was some discussion
>which you can lokup in the archives.

Thank you. But what I really wanted to know was whether the *four-varna
system* was thought by any classical/ancient authors to be universal in
human societies -- i.e., a *fact* everywhere, and not just an ideal (to
which non-Hindus failed to live up).

Martin Gansten

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