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In Hindu Philosophy , can any one from Sudra become a Brahmin by his good deeds in this life itself or has to be re-born ?

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Asked by truth exposed, 25 Apr '13 07:58 pm
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"Yasya yallakshanam proktam punso varnaabhivyajyakam |
yadanyatraapi drshyet tat tenaiva vinirdeshet || (Srimadbhagavatam)

Therefore it means that whatever be the signs, indication, distinguishing features, characteristics (lakshan) of a Brahmin, such as self-restraint and self-controlled (sham-dam) etc. if those qualities and characteristics naturally are in one from a different "varna", then inspite of being in a different "varna" at birth, he must not be considered so. This has come in the Mahabharat in the conversation between Yuddhistir and Nahush, that if a Shudra is most eminent, then he must not be considered a "shudra" and if a Brahmin is not conducting himself according to the qualities and characteristics of a Brahmin class, then such a person must not be consider a Brahmin.
Answered by sudhakar kuruvada, 25 Apr '13 08:37 pm

 
  
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"Yasya yallakshanam proktam punso varnaabhivyajyakam |
yadanyatraapi drshyet tat tenaiva vinirdeshet || (Srimadbhag 7/11/35)

Therefore it means that whatever be the signs, indication, distinguishing features, characteristics (lakshan) of a Brahmin, such as self-restraint and self-controlled (sham-dam) etc. if those qualities and characteristics naturally are in one from a different "varna", then inspite of being in a different "varna" at birth, he must not be considered so. This has come in the Mahabharat in the conversation between Yuddhistir and Nahush, that if a Shudra is most eminent, then he must not be considered a "shudra" and if a Brahmin is not conducting himself according to the qualities and characteristics of a Brahmin class, then such a person must not be consider a Brahmin.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 25 Apr '13 08:34 pm

 
  
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(1) The division of classes based on profession and economic status will always be there in any society
If you talk of the philosophy then all all supposed to be equal.
But this present rigidness in the caste system is a perversion which was brought about in the society by selfish people and is being perpetuated by our present rulers
This caste system is one of the reasons of the present downfall of the Indian society
God has declared that all should be considered as equal
"The humble sages, by virtue of true knowledge, see with equal vision a learned and gentle brhmaa, a cow, an elephant, a dog and a dog-eater"
(2) The writer of Ramayan, was a tribal who, is venerated more than Brahmins
Answered by Vikram, 25 Apr '13 08:23 pm

 
  
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Yes,, actual Hindu philosophy does not brand someone to a particular cast by birth.. but by his deeds.
Answered by Insane Guy, 25 Apr '13 08:00 pm

 
  
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Only in earlier vedic period anyone could decide their profession but things changed to later vedic period and caste was by then by birth and its going on.
Answered by Quest, 26 Apr '13 11:59 am

 
  
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It is all created by crooked men for their sheer survival Please do not subscribe to this fallacy.Today many Brahmins are in the street .their good days are vanished.Let us be realistic about these matters .
Answered by samson aseervatham, 25 Apr '13 10:59 pm

 
  
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No way
Answered by iqbal seth, 20 Jul '13 06:01 pm

 
  
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Yes can be done
Answered by rajan, 01 Jun '13 02:17 pm

 
  
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