Can you think of any beneficial aspects of the traditional Hindu class/caste system?, philosophy assignment help

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write a two page paper Double-Spaced Times New Roman 12 Point Font attached as a Microsoft Word document answering the following question:

Can you think of any beneficial aspects of the traditional Hindu class/caste system?Why has reforming the system proven so difficult in India, especially in rural areas?

the course uses this book and it is allowed to use other sources with it as well.

The World’s Religions: Worldviews and Contemporary Issues, Fourth Edition by William A. Young; Pearson, Prentice Hall.

Final Answer


Running Head: The Caste System.

The Hindu Caste system refers to the social stratification that used to exist among the Hindu, and
which divided them into groups such as; Brahmins, Shudras, Kshatriyas and Vaishyas, (Wolcott
S). These divisions based on the people's karma (work) and dharma (duty). With the Brahmins
being the topmost, including teachers and the Shudras took the lowest class, who included people
who did menial jobs.
The caste system has been beneficial to many Hindus mainly because it forms the basis of
determining and individual`s behavior and social- order. It creates the social culture especially
for rural of the main advantages of the caste system is that it determines the social status
and provides social security to individua...

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