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Mlecchas are those who live outside Bharata Varsha. As they live outside India, they don't have any Varna and they should be considered as lower than all Varnas. But if a Mleccha convert to Hinduism, considering the story written here in Bhavishya Purana, can he become a dvija or a Shudra?

The story written there is:

Then the sage went to the country known as Misra and put all the mlecchas into illusion by the greace of goddess Sarasvati.

Then he made 10,000 people as dvijas or twice born brahmanas; he made 2,000 people into vaishyas; and the rest of them as shudras. He came back with them and staying in Arya-desha (India) he engaged in the activites of the sages. They were known as Aryans and by the grace of goddess Sarasvati their generation gradually increased upto 4 million, both the men and women with their sons and grandsons. Their king, Kasyapa muni, ruled the earth for 120 years.

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    Yes , varna is not from birth, but by behaviour – tekkk Nov 29 '17 at 16:51
  • @sysinit Varna is based on birth. – user9554 Nov 30 '17 at 4:10
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    It seems like you answered your own question. The blockquote should probably go into an answer else this looks like a statement/observation than a real question. – sv. Dec 1 '17 at 1:26
  • I second @sv. You answered your question in the paragraph. Add what is your actual question in the body and if you are answering the question, add it is an answer. – Sarvabhouma Feb 26 '18 at 18:52
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    @Parikshita The vedic concept of varna is based on occupation and not on birth. Each Varna has got its dharma or discipline and the people of the varna are supposed to follow their dharma. The concept of birth defining Varna is of recent origin, from the later Guptas in the second half of Sixth Century CE (genetic research has shown that the segregation of castes was enforced then on) and I may humbly submit Sanatana Dharma is definitely more than 1500 years old. – Suresh Ramaswamy Feb 27 '18 at 8:36