A child born in a Brahmin family is assumed to be a Brahmin on grounds of coincidence of birth and on similar grounds a child is called a Kshatriya on account of being born in Kshatriya family. However, a son of a doctor does not automatically become a doctor and a son of an engineer does not...
Search on the Internet suggests there are 40 varan. However, there are
passages which are not included in the 40 varas. What is the proof that
there are just 40 varan?
The specific passage that I am referencing is:
kab laagai masathak charanan raja
dharas dhaeiaa dhrigan kab dhaekho |
BHAI GURDAS JI - THE BULWARK OF SIKHI
Bhai Gurdus ji is much honoured for his Sikhi way of life and literary work. He was a leading figure in Sikhism who enjoyed the partronage of Guru Arjan under whose supervision he inscribed the...