Varna (Hinduism)

Varna (Hinduism)

About Varna (Hinduism)

A varna is any of the categories in a fourfold arrangement of socioeconomic categories which is traced back to an ancient oral tradition preserved in the Rigveda (dating perhaps from between 1500 and 1200 bce).

Contributions by RRao 001, Wikijivan, and Malaiya.