Are there any verses in the Vedas, CLEARLY connecting Gunas with Varnas?
Let me clarify what I am looking for. I am looking for verses that define;
A particular Guna or a combination of particular Gunas makes a Brahmana,
A particular Guna or a combination of particular Gunas makes a Kshatriya,
A particular Guna or a combination of particular Gunas makes a Vaishya,
A particular Guna or a combination of particular Gunas makes a Shoodra.
To make things more clear: The Triguna concept is that; everyone and everything has all three (satvarajastamo) gunas, only in DIFFERENT PROPORTIONS and in DIFFERENT CONTEXTS. The living being or substance is viewed as the net result of the joint effect of different proportions of these three qualities. What I seek is: Vedic or Samkhyic verses that describe, that such and such proportions of the Trigunas, make a being, a Brahmana, a Kshyatriya, a Vaishya and a Shoodra.
For example, take the verses from the Bhagavdgeeta, Chapter 14, Verses 14 & 15;
यदा सत्त्वे प्रवृद्धे तु प्रलयं याति देहभृत्। तदोत्तमविदां लोकानमलान्प्रतिपद्यते।।14.14।।
If Satva is predominating at the time of death in a person, he attains the pure worlds of the highest sages.
रजसि प्रलयं गत्वा कर्मसङ्गिषु जायते। तथा प्रलीनस्तमसि मूढयोनिषु जायते।।14.15।।
With Rajas predominating at the time of death one is born among those attached to actions. In the same manner with the predominance of Tamas, he takes birth among ignorant people.
I am seeking only verses from the Vedas [Or could be even from the Samkhya-Karika. Note that it is accepted that the concept of Gunas originated in the Samkhya philosophy.] but not from the Bhagavadgeeta or any other scripture.
Why I am only interested in the Vedas and the Samkhya Karika? Why not other scriptures?
Because I am seeking the thoughts at their origin.
Historically, the origin of the Samkhya philosophy is not clear. It is still debated whether the origin of the Samkhya philosophy was Upanishadic or Non-vedic. But I am not interested in where it originated. I am interested in what the original thought is. In the Bhagavadgeeta, though the Samkhya philosophy blossoms fully & beautifully, it is not the original thought. Geeta repeatedly tells us that the 'Gunas' is the Samkhya thought. Historically too it is accepted that the Trigunas/Gunatrayas is Samkhya concept.
And similarly the 'Varnas' thought first appears in the Vedas. The concept is generally traced back to the Purusha Sukta verse of the Rig Veda.
So I just want to get to study the 'Gunas', 'Varnas' and their 'Interlinkings' in their original forms.
And then, I wish to avoid confusion by twisted and biased interpretations of the concepts.