“The Complete Science of Bhakti-Yoga #10”
2259) Whether I know how one becomes a brahmana! Taught by Srila Prabhupada!
Prabhupada: Svado ‘pi sadyah savanaya kalpate. It is commented by Srila Jiva Gosvami that a, a person born in the brahmana family waits for being initiated as twice-born. To take birth in the family of a brahmana is not sufficient qualification. He has to study the Vedas; he has to be initiated with thread ceremony; so many ritualistic performances. Dasa-vidha-samskara. Samskarad bhaved dvijah. ———-————–