Sorry, no definitions found.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Gandhi invokes Hinduism and upholds its varnashrama dharma.
If countries like India think they can elbow their way in here and impose their varnashrama lifestyle sterotypes and predjudices on America, look out.
Beware The Reverse Brain Drain To India And China
Log in or sign up to add your own related words.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.
mollusque commented on the word varnashrama
Thanks, Ravages! I took the definition from MW3, which obviously didn't do it justice.
December 17, 2007
ravages commented on the word varnashrama
While Caste does figure in this, the Varnashrama is more a description of the four stages/ashrams in the life of a Brahman -as a bachelor, - Brahmacharias a husband/family man - Grihastaas a senior citizen, beginning his journey towards the final destination - Vanaprastaas a monk, cut off from everybody - Sanyasi
The institution of caste.
December 16, 2007
Wordnik is fiscally sponsored by Planetwork NGO, Inc,a California 501(c) (3) non-profit educational organization, EIN #94-3366969.