Traditional India’s Social Structures
Inner Traditions International, Rochester, Vermont, USA 1993.
The Four Aims of Life in the Tradition of Ancient India.
(…) Exploring the fundamental concepts of the caste system, the author addresses issues of race, individual rights, sexual mores, marital practices, and spiritual attainments. In this light, he exposes the inherent flaws and hypocrisies of our modern egalitarian governments and shows how the shadow side of the ancient caste isystem persists, disguised and unacknowledged, beneath contemporary economic regimes.
Daniéliou explains how Hindu society has served as a model for the realization of human potential on many levels, addressing sociological and human that are both timeless and universal.