What do you mean by the term Govukarta in Vedic Society?

Options :
  1. Head of the forest department
  2. Head of the Village
  3. Head of the Army
  4. None of the above
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 1


The term Govukarta refers to the Head of the forest department in the Vedic Society. The life of the man is divided into four stages - 1. Brhamachari (from birth to Marriage), 2. Grihasta ( After Marriage), 3. Banaprastra ( Going to Forest) & 4. Sanyasi (Last life). Since King with his wife & friends went to Banaprasta giving Yuvraja to become Maharaja ( King) after a certain age, so they appoint Head of the forest department during the rule.

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