Brahmana

Brahmana

[brah-muh-nuh]
noun Hinduism.
one of a class of prose pieces dealing with Vedic rituals and sacrifices.
Compare Veda.


Origin:
< Sanskrit brāhmaṇa

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Brahmana (ˈbrɑːmənə)
 
n
Hinduism any of a number of sacred treatises added to each of the Vedas

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