Rigvedic society

Society of the Rig Vedic Period

Society during the Rig Vedic Period:

• The Rigvedic society comprised of four varnas:— (i) Brahmana,  (ii) Kshatriya,   (iii) Vaishya   (iv) Shudra.

• The classification of society was based on the professions or occupations of the individuals.

•(i) Brahmana:  The Teachers and the priests were called ‘Brahamanas’.