Categories Anthropology II

II. 3.1.3 Karma

Introduction Basic concept of tradition indian philosophy and society.

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Categories Anthropology II

II. 3.1.2 Purushartha

Introduction It is psychomoral basis of Traditional Indian social system. Puruṣartha literally means an “object of human pursuit”. It is a key concept in Hinduism, and refers to the four proper goals or aims of a human life. Purusartha is a key concept in Hinduism, which holds that every human being has four proper goals […]

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Categories Anthropology II

II. 3.1.1 Varnashram

Introduction Hindu society divided into two coordinated systems of social organisation 1) Whole human life divided into four stages ‘ashramas’ – Ashrama dharma to regulate individual’s social life 2) Whole society divided into four strata-varnas To organise and management of individual and society, these two schemes together called varnashrama vyavastha or varnashrama dharama.                 Human […]

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