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"Yatra Naryatu Poojayante, Ramante tatra Devta" There where women are worshiped, gods live there.

- A Hindu Scripture

Casteim Absent in Ancient India and Hindu Scriptures

Thanks for being my guest. You are going to read about the casteism which was was once prevalent in middle time but still have traces.

Some group of critics traces the problems of modern Hindu society such as untouchability, casteism etc to this ancient book. This criticism has absolutely no support from the text of the Rig Veda Samhita. Moreover, in every society all over the globe, there is a huge gap between the ideals propounded by various religions in these societies and the actual practices. Attacking only the scriptures of Hinduism on this basis but keeping silent on the gap between the theory and practice in other religions in other societies is nothing but intellectual dishonesty.

The casteim and dowry is social problem not the religion. No hindu today supports/accepts casteim which entered into a section of their culture. Here I want to mention that casteim is bad not the caste, the way skin color is not bad but the hatred based on skin color is bad. Politicians today are spamming hatred on the basis of caste, for their own good. These are social problems the way hatred between white and black was a social problem, it has nothing to do with the idealism and divine philosophy of Hinduism.

In later times, the people who did not like allowing Shudras to read Veda on the name of religion were traitors of the society, they knew that their false practice of casteism will be exposed if they(shudra) themselves read philosophy of Veda. But every socity has bad people. The greatest thing is that such people are minority of the Indian society and even in the worst time of casteism their was always a section of society which never accepted these practices. A classic example will be Ram eating tested "Bare" of Shabari. In Mahabharata, Karn was close friend of Duryodhan. Mainstream society never liked it, but they had no interference with the work of priests and they tried to impose it out of their own ignorance and to maintain their supremacy and priveledges, which was wrong. They were the the prime beneficiery if they linked work with birth and they did it for their personal gain.

But the main stream society, the common people always loved people who opposed it, be it Ram or Gandhi.