Brahmo-somaj
Brahmo-somaj Brah`mo-so*maj", n. [Bengalese, a worshiping assembly.] A modern reforming theistic sect among the Hindus. [Written also {Brama-samaj}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Brahmo Somaj — Brahma Samaj /su mäjˈ/ or Brahmo Somaj noun A reformed Hindu theistic society or church, founded in 1830 • • • Main Entry: ↑Brahma …   Useful english dictionary

  • BRAHMO-SOMAJ —    (i. e. church of God), a secession from traditional Hinduism, originated in 1830 by Rammohun Roy, and developed by Chunder Sen; founded on theistic, or rather monotheistic, i. e. unitarian, principles, and the rational ideas and philosophy of… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Somaj — So maj (s[ o]*m[aum]j ), Samaj Sa*maj (s[.a]*m[aum]j ), n. A society; a congregation, a worshiping assembly, or church, esp. of the Brahmo somaj. [India] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brahmo Samadsch — (B. Somaj), s. Brahmanismus (am Schluß) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • SOMAI, BRAHMO —    See BRAHMO SOMAJ …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Samaj — Somaj So maj (s[ o]*m[aum]j ), Samaj Sa*maj (s[.a]*m[aum]j ), n. A society; a congregation, a worshiping assembly, or church, esp. of the Brahmo somaj. [India] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brama-samaj — Brahmo somaj Brah mo so*maj , n. [Bengalese, a worshiping assembly.] A modern reforming theistic sect among the Hindus. [Written also {Brama samaj}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brahmoism — Brah mo*ism, n. The religious system of Brahmo somaj. Balfour. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • CHUNDER SEN —    one of the founders of the BRAHMO SOMAJ (q.v.); he visited Europe in 1870, and was welcomed with open arms by the rationalist class of Churchmen and Dissenters …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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