(Hinduism, Sanskrit)

With ashramas, and integral part of the Vedic varnashrama system of societal categorisation, were the four social orders, or occupations, viz.:

  1. Brahmins;
  2. Kshatriyas;
  3. Vaishyas; and
  4. Shudras.
(See also: caste system.)

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