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Definition of the noun vaisya
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noun - plural: Vaisyas
- a member of the mercantile and professional Hindu caste; the third of the four main castes
- the third of the four varnas: the commoners or yeoman farmers or mercantile and professional category
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Tat Tvam Asi (1998)
The Universal Massage in the Bhagavadgītā by Pathikonda Viswambara Nath
A vaisya is a person with a mixture of rajasika and tamasika gunas. A sudra is that person whose thoughts and actions are lazy and idle. The Lord says that this classification is made by Him only to differentiate the qualities in the person.
A Freudian Folkloristic Essay on Caste and Untouchability by Alan Dundes
At the risk of oversimplifying, we can say that the Brahman is the priest, the Ksatriya is the ruler, noble, or warrior, the Vaisya is a commoner or ordinary householder, and the lowly Sudra is a servant. The Laws of Manu (10:4-5) provide textual ...
The Journal of Religion (1922)
The Vaisya is the trader. The Südra is the laborer. And the various sub-castes among the Südra peoples are marked by occupations. Doubtless one of the reasons that the system has persisted throughout the centuries has been the measure ...
by Kumkum Roy
MONEY LENDING; NISA'DA; REVENUE SYSTEMS; SAMNY/ISA; SOCIAL MOBILITY; SUDRA; UNTOUCHABILITY; VAISYA; VARNA; VARNASAMKARA; WIDOWHOOD; WOMEN. DHARMOPADESAM/ILAVIVARANA. Prakrit work composed ...
by G Gaskell
The desire centre, or astral-body (Vaisya), was to nurture the emotions (cattle); to raise the lower desires; to give up the lower for the higher; to purify its nature; to exchange the worse for the better; and to make fruitful for good the lower nature.
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Scrabble value of V4A1I1S1Y4A1
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