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The Four Varnas and their differences. Gabby Wittenburg World History 10-30-11. Kshatriyas. At one point most powerful. Rulers and Warriors. Highest in the societies. Were supposed to keep things in order. Switched with Brahmins. . Brahmins. Scholars, Priests, and Wise men.

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The four varnas and their differences

The Four Varnas and their differences

Gabby Wittenburg

World History

10-30-11


Kshatriyas
Kshatriyas

  • At one point most powerful.

  • Rulers and Warriors.

  • Highest in the societies.

  • Were supposed to keep things in order.

  • Switched with Brahmins.


Brahmins
Brahmins

  • Scholars, Priests, and Wise men.

  • Were to teach Vedas.

  • Started as second in classes.

  • Expected to provide guidance.

  • Perform religious ceremonies.


Vaishyas
Vaishyas

  • Farmers, Merchants, and Traders.

  • Productive class.

  • Workers, not high up.

  • Took pride in work.

  • Trade was important to them.


Sudras
Sudras

  • Made of peasants.

  • Lowest ranking class.

  • Didn’t work.

  • Were under others authority.

  • Had to follow all rules.


Four classes
Four Classes

  • Didn’t speak outside classes.

  • Different lifestyles.

  • Everyone had their own morals.

  • Greater respect.

  • Rule and Regulations


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