Shudra

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n shudra the lowest of the four varnas: the servants and workers of low status
    • n Shudra a member of the lowest or worker Hindu caste
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Usage

In literature:

The Kshatriyas, and even the much-despised Shudras, may become a sort of left-hand Brahmans.
"From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan" by Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
The Shudras are the fourth caste that exists chiefly to serve the three twice-born castes, and above all the Brahman.
"India, Old and New" by Sir Valentine Chirol
The name Shudra symbolises a man who has no margin round him beyond his bare utility.
"Creative Unity" by Rabindranath Tagore
Why does he weep after embracing a Shudra?
"Chaitanya's Life And Teachings" by Krishna das Kaviraja
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In news:

SANFORD — Frederick Shudra , 59, of Sanford, died Friday, May 7, 2010.
Shudra was born in Highland Park Michigan.
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