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by The Kingdom of Mitravarta. . 28 reads.

Meaning of the flag (message to the mods).

Flag of Mitravarta

The flag is officially known as the Dhvaj Prakash ध्वज प्रकाश, meaning the Flag of Light or Illumination. The colour scheme of white, red, yellow, and black signify the Vedic Aryan Varnashramdharm system, which has been used to structure Mitravartic society for thousands of years, since the days of the old kingdoms.
White links with the intellectual Brahmin caste, who perform priestly duties in the temples and are the distributers of information and advice to the society.
Red stands for the Kshatriya caste, who form the defence structure of the nation. They are the strong, courageous defenders, filled with passion for their people and lives, and traditionally, the most Kshatriya-like of the monarch's children is chosen by the monarch and the court (known as the Samiti समिति) to be the next ruler.
Yellow stands for the Vaishya caste. They are the classes of farmers and of merchants, they who keep the economy running and the money in safe hands.
Black stands for the Shudra caste. Made for hard, physical labour, they traditionally take up occupations considered dangerous by the others, such as smithing or mining. The base of society.
The flag binds all of these castes with a light yellow colour, to represent the unity of the Mitras racially, and to show that without one caste, the other three will not be able to function, and hence society falls, thus proving the Varnashramdharm system to be perfect for their nation.
In the middle of the flag, a saffron coloured swastika presides, with four circles orbiting it. All these are surrounded by a layer of light yellow, to represent inner illumination. The swastika is a traditional Vedic symbol of well-being, and it is also used because of its connotations with the royal Svarnvati Dynasty of Mitravarta. Within the four circles, there are symbols present, specifically the Om ॐ, a holy Vedic Hindu symbol, Sri श्री, a sign of light and prosperity, a trishul (trident) to represent the martial strength present within the people, and the abbreviation "pr पृ", which stands for "prakrti प्राकृति", meaning natural. It represents desire for the living of a way of life that is as natural as possible.