Varna Vyavastha: Ancient Indian Test for education & career decision

Updated: Jul 6

Are the modern tests like Aptitude Test, Cognitive Skills Test/IQ Test, Personality Test, Perception Test successful in their purpose? Was the ancient Guna/Virtue test more successful in career/life determination? How such tests change society, a country over the period of time? What is the ultimate goal of structuring society, city, nation?


Surrender your head/ego/aham
Surrender your head/ego/aham

The modern goal of structuring society, city, nation is based on Money, Resources, Power and Politician's Ego. In other words, the goal is "Rajasik", which means Worldly, Resources, Desire, Power, Ego driven. You all know that.


What you might not know is that in every human being, there are 3 Gunas/Virtues: Sattva, Rajas & Tamas. In ancient times, based on these 3 Gunas, people were divided into 4 Categories: Brahman, Kshatriya, Vaishya, Shudra for the purpose of education, career decision and duties allocation. And such exercise of determining the Guna by the Enlightened/Self-Realized Gurus & King/Queens and allocating duties was repeated every few years, because people change, evolve hence accordingly their work, duties, responsibilities must change.