Slavery is Anathema to Hinduism

The practice of enslaving innocent people was not a part of the Vedic social system. We examine this view with regard to the unsubstantiated claim that Śrī Rāma allegedly gave away “slave-girls.”

Selfless devotion to Bhagavān being the core principle of Vedic civilization, as illustrated here by Mother Sītā towards Rāma, the common people understood and attained this otherwise abstract principle by practicing it towards each other in the form of their varṇa duties.
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