Rig Veda

Social Stratification – Caste and Class. Social Processes

Caste ,Class & Occupation The caste system is a classification of people into four hierarchically ranked castes called varnas. They are classified according to occupation and determine access to wealth, power, and privilege. The Brahmans, usually priests and scholars, are at the top. Next are the Kshatriyas, or political rulers and soldiers. They are followed by the Vaishyas, or merchants, and the fourth are the Shudras, who are usually laborers, peasants, artisans, and servants. At the very bottom are those considered the untouchables. These individuals perform occupations that are considered unclean and polluting, such as scavenging and skinning dead animals ... Read more

History of Chattisgarh

History of Chattisgarh from Vedic Age to Gupta Period In ancient times, Chattisgarh was known as Dakshina Kosala. Chattisgarh area also finds mention in Ramayana and Mahabharata. Between the sixth and twelfth centuries, Sharabhpurias, Panduavanshi, Somavanshi, Kalachuri and Nagavanshi rulers conquered Chattisgarh region. The Bastar region of Chhattisgarh was invaded by Rajendra Chola I and Kulothunga Chola I of the Chola dynasty in the 11th century. Vedic Age Vedic Age is the period of Aryans in India from 1500 – 500 BC. Most Probable Home of the Aryans is Central This theory is of Max Muller. The word Aryan exactly ... Read more