Brahmanism Brah"man*ism, Brahminism Brah"min*ism, n. The religion or system of doctrines of the Brahmans; the religion of Brahma. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Brahminism — [brä məniz΄əm] n. 1. BRAHMANISM 2. the characteristic spirit, attitude, etc. of Brahmins …   English World dictionary

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  • BRAHMINISM —    the creed and ritual of the Brahmans, or that social, political, and religious organisation which developed among the Aryans in the valley of the Ganges under the influence of the Brahmans. According to the religious conception of this class,… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Brahminism — n. system of beliefs followed by the Brahmans and other orthodox Hindus (Hinduism) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • brahminism — brah·min·ism …   English syllables

  • Brahminism — noun 1. the religious and social system of orthodox Hinduism • Syn: ↑Brahmanism • Hypernyms: ↑Hinduism, ↑Hindooism 2. the religious beliefs of ancient India as prescribed in the sacred Vedas and Brahmanas and Upanishads • Syn: ↑Brahmanism …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Hinduism — • The conglomeration of religious beliefs and practices existing in India that have grown out of ancient Brahminism Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hinduism     Hinduism      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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