Category Archives: Principles of Proutist Social Dynamics


5-3. Shaktisampátena cakragativardhanaḿ krántih.
[Accelerating the movement of the social cycle by the application of force is called “evolution”.]

shakti = force; sampátena (3rd case) = through application; cakra = cycle; gativardhanam = to accelerate the movement of; krántih = evolution: kram (to cross some hurdle)

Purport: When warriors degenerate into exploiters, sadvipras will establish the Vipra Age by subduing …


5-2. Cakrakendre sadvipráh cakraniyantrakáh.
[Located in the nucleus of the social cycle, sadvipras control the social cycle.]

cakrakendre (7th case) = in the nucleus of the social cycle; sadviprah (pl.) = literally “true vipras”; cakra = cycle; niyantrakáh = controllers

Purport: Those who are staunch moralists and sincere spiritualists, and who want to put an end to immorality and exploitation …

Conclusion on Varna

“The most amusing part about it is that when the Kśatriya Age evolved out of the unsystematic Shúdra Age, the shúdras considered the Kśatriya Age a great blessing. The shúdras could not envisage the kśatriyas as exploiters or possible exploiters. Similarly, when the kśatriyas sold all their strength to the intellectual vipras, the kśatriyas did not realize that it …


“The rule of the social cycle is that the Shúdra Age is followed by the Kśatriya Age, the Kśatriya Age is followed by the Vipra Age, and the Vipra Age is followed by the Vaeshya Age, which is followed by social revolution. This kind of social rotation is the inexorable law of nature.
Even during the period of their …


Rise of Vipras

“Those with intellect encouraged the kśatriyas to look in directions where they had not looked before, and repeatedly explained to them things they had never understood. After this state of affairs had continued for some time, the kśatriyas began to submit to the intellectuals and, recognizing their superiority, began to use their forceful personalities to carry …


“In the embryonic stage of the human race, those who became the slaves of nature due to circumstantial pressure were the shúdras. But those among them who came in contact with the relatively harsh aspects of nature and made even a small amount of effort to survive by fighting against them, were, in the world of those days, the …

Social Cycle

“Humans are social beings, but their intellectual level is much higher than that of all other creatures. Although they have a greater degree of intellect, they still possess inborn instincts and sentimentality like other creatures, and their sentimentality is of varying degrees. But the greatest human treasure, which animals do not possess, is a logical mind.
Now, the sentimentalized …