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Varṇāśramadharma literally means ‘duties of varṇas and āśramas'.
 
Varṇāśramadharma literally means ‘duties of varṇas and āśramas'.
  
In the ancient, medieval scriptures and religious treatises, the word ‘dharma’ is generally interpreted as varṇa-āśrama-dharma, duties and responsibilities of the various varṇas and āśramas.  
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In the ancient, medieval scriptures and religious treatises, the word ‘[[dharma]]’ is generally interpreted as varṇa-āś[[rama]]-[[dharma]], duties and responsibilities of the various varṇas and āśramas.  
  
  
 
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==References==
 
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram [[Krishna]] Math, Bangalore
  
 
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[[Category:Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism]]

Latest revision as of 04:27, 19 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Varnasramadharma, VarNAZramadharma, Varnaashramadharma


Varṇāśramadharma literally means ‘duties of varṇas and āśramas'.

In the ancient, medieval scriptures and religious treatises, the word ‘dharma’ is generally interpreted as varṇa-āśrama-dharma, duties and responsibilities of the various varṇas and āśramas.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore