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Bhagavad Gita on Caste – An analysis

The Bhagavad Gita is arguably the most revered text in the Hindu religious tradition. It is almost universally regarded as one of the three canonical texts of Hindu philosophy (Prasthanatrayi) with the other two being Badarayana’s Brahma Sutras and the Mukhya Upanisads. This essay is an attempt to trace down all references to either caste or “Varna” in the Bhagavad Gita, and understand the context, meaning and implications of these references.

Ambedkar and clash of colors

One may paint Ambedkar Saffron or Blue but if one fails to understand that the awakening he fought for all his life is deep within - to strive hard and succeed by getting educated despite whatever hurdles life gives us - it certainly would not be a sweet smelling color.