Bhagavan Mahavira Life and Philosophy : [04.11] First Sermon: Equality of Human Beings

Published: 19.08.2005
Updated: 06.08.2008

Chapter 4

Kaivalya (Omniscience) And The Bhagavan's Sermons

hagavan Mahavira rejected casteism as an arbitrary doctrine.

He stressed the fact that one could be called a Brahmana, a Ksatriya, a Vaisya or Sudra only on the basis of his conduct.

The Varna organization had been made by men.

It could not be accepted as made by God.

Title: Bhagavan Mahavira Life and Philosophy
Translated & Edited: Muni Mahendra Kumar


Edition 1995
Publisher: Jain Vishva Bharati, Ladnun, India

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