These are sufficient evidence to conclude that Shudra, as per Vedas, imply something quite different from a caste or community that has to be discriminated against. For us, entire humanity is one single family without any artificial discrimination on basis of caste, gender, region and religion.
We shall explore the meaning of Shudra and associated terms like Daas, Dasyu and Anarya, which are often confused to be synonyms, in subsequent articles. This article is also available in Hindi at We believe in "Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam" (entire humanity is my own family). By Quran and Hadiths, we do not refer to their original meanings.
A country who has greater number in weapons or army manpower does not necessarily mean it has a powerful army.
The table below shows the world's top 3 largest standing army: China, USA, and India.
Vedas are accused of being Brahminical texts designed to subdue the Shudras.
Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities.
Pigs, sheep, and cattle were domesticated over 10,000 years ago.
Crops originate from at least 11 regions of the world.
The study of agriculture is known as agricultural science.
The history of agriculture dates back thousands of years; people gathered wild grains at least 105,000 years ago and began to plant them around 11,500 years ago before they became domesticated.