brahmanist

Brahmanism

[brah-muh-niz-uhm]
noun
1.
the religious and social system of the Brahmans and orthodox Hindus, characterized by the caste system and diversified pantheism.
2.
the Hinduism of the Vedas, Brahmanas, and Upanishads.
Also, Brahminism.


Origin:
1810–20; Brahman + -ism

Brahmanist, noun
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Brahmanism or Brahminism (ˈbrɑːməˌnɪzəm)
 
n
1.  the religious and social system of orthodox Hinduism, characterized by diversified pantheism, the caste system, and the sacrifices and family ceremonies of Hindu tradition
2.  the form of Hinduism prescribed in the Vedas, Brahmanas, and Upanishads
 
Brahminism or Brahminism
 
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'Brahmanist or Brahminism
 
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'Brahminist or Brahminism
 
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