It is said that one has to be a Brahmin to become a Director of a Company and is desirable to have a Kshatriya as the Chief Executive Officer.

No. I am not being casteist.

It is one thing to be a Brahmin by Birth and quite another thing to be a Brahmin by Karma. 1/n
A Brahmin is one striving for Brahmajnana & he should have certain qualities. Let us see whether these qualities are relevant to a Board Director,

§ Kshama (Calmness,Patience,Forbearance)
§ Dama (Self-control and restraint)
§ Tapasya ( Self discipline and single mindedness) 2/n
§ Shaucha (Mental purity)
§ Arjava (Sstraight-forwardness,honesty,rectitude)
§ Jnana (Knowledge about Business and its Philosophy)
§ Vijnana(Higher knowledge beyond theoretical knowledge.Understanding the true meaning of doing Business & the responsibility that goes with it) 3/n
“Tranquility, restraint, austerity, purity, forgiveness, and uprightness, knowledge, wisdom, and faith in God are the duties of the brahmins, born of their innate nature.”–Bhagavad Gita 18:42 4/n
Let us look at the traits required of a CEO.

“Heroism, majesty, firmness, skill, not fleeing in battle, generosity, and lordly spirit are the duties of the kshatriyas, born of their nature.”–Bhagavad Gita 18:43
5/n
These are traits needed by a CEO,

§ Sauryam (Heroism, valor, and strength)
§ Tejas (Radiance and brilliance of mind and spirit)
§ Dhriti (Be steadfast, constant, firm, patient, and endurable. It also means one possessed of the ability to engage in sustained effort) 6/n
§ Dakshyam (Skill, virtuosity, and dexterity. One who is daksha is expert, intelligent, wise, and able)
§ Apalayanam (Not fleeing battle or trying to avoid conflict)
§ Danam (Generosity, charity, and a giving disposition, as well as self-sacrifice)

I rest my Case n/n

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