Jainism did not condemn varna system as Buddhism did - Art & Culture

Q.  Which of the following statement/s is/are correct?

1) Mahavira and Buddha both were born in the kshatriya family.
2) Jainism did not condemn the varna system as Buddhism did.

- Published on 18 Aug 15

a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 and 2
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Both 1 and 2
According to Mahavira, a person is born in higher or lower varna according to his sins of previous birth. However any person can achieve liberation through pure and meritorious life. However none of them tried to eradicate the varna or caste system.

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