Meena Kandasamy

(1984 - / Chennai / India)

Becoming a Brahmin


Algorithm for converting a Shudra into a Brahmin

Begin.

Step 1: Take a beautiful Shudra girl.
Step 2: Make her marry a Brahmin.
Step 3: Let her give birth to his female child.
Step 4: Let this child marry a Brahmin.
Step 5: Repeat steps 3-4 six times.
Step 6: Display the end product. It is a Brahmin.

End.

Algorithm advocated by Father of the Nation at Tirupur.
Documented by Periyar on 20.09.1947.

Algorithm for converting a Pariah into a Brahmin

Awaiting another Father of the Nation
to produce this algorithm.

(Inconvenience caused due to inadvertent delay
is sincerely regretted.)

[First published in The Little Magazine]

Submitted: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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  • Rookie Ravindran Govindaraju (2/17/2013 12:11:00 PM)

    I APPRECITE YOUR LATERAL THINKING; A MALE SHUDRA IS ALWAYS A SHUDRA TILL HIS DEATH.

    SUR NAME, SANS NO INDIAN HAS A OWN FACE FOR HIS IDENTITY. (Report) Reply

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