Brahmans, ksatriyas, and vaisyas in Russia.
There is a
point of view (George Dumezil), that Indo-European
society (as against societies of the
The Indo-European society is
Certainly, it is the theoretical concept. From later epoch we know, that Brahmans and even vaisyas became tsars and, usurping thus ksatriyas function. But nevertheless, this concept was actively carried out during a public life.
When The Indo-Aryans came in valleys of
Sudras position was various, among them there could be and richmen, and even leaders dependent depended communities.
new changes at Middle Ages. Old opposition of three
It is interesting
to try to find representatives
According to Ehrlich the first Slav triad were volhves, soldiers, smerdy. Then – priests, aristocrats, peasants. And, at last – intellectuals, the nomenclature, people.
All is correct, but the society not always corresponds to the ideal scheme, and frequently – reproduces the scheme with distortion. Collective farmers are vaisyas, farmers, though, certainly, vaisyas humiliated. Both what are Soviet and Russian officials ksatriyas? They, genetically occur from Stalin - Brezhnev part nomenclature and have peasant-bourgeois roots.
We can say it about generals and the maximum officers also. As though did not abuse Americans, but their generals are similar to "a military bon", than Russian much more. What original ksatriyas make to work the soldier for their summer residences?
plunder of military property after disorder of the
situation is hardly better. The army was reduced in some times (about technical
arms in general we shall hold back), but by quantity of generals we surpass the
Basically, the idea of general military service is quite competent. Young men in many societies had training obligatory military-physical preparation. But what is it the modern Russian army?!
has by the way mentioned in
I shall quote curious ideas of the editor of magazine « New world » Andrey Vasilevsky that on change of intelligency there is « a fourth generation » — "stars" of mass-media:
Some person say that singers, fashion designers, film actors, even hairdressers, etc are modern brahmans. Humour of this situation that actors, hairdressers, etc. in India (and any traditional society) belong to a category of sudras. There are, really, times of Kali Yuga, predicted in sacred texts: "Sudras will talk the Law, and brahmans will listen them!"
“Das Rheingold” in Mariinsky theatre.