Hinduism. of or pertaining to members of the Indian castes of Brahmins, Kshatriyas, and Vaisyas, who undergo a spiritual rebirth and initiation in adolescence.
having undergone reincarnation.
denoting any moral or religious experience that brings about a major reorientation of a person's character or personality.
1400–50, 1785–95 for def 1; late Middle English: an epithet of Bacchus