Associations to the word «Brahman»

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BRAHMAN, noun. A member of the first of the four castes of Hinduism, a sacerdotal class.
BRAHMAN, noun. (dated) a Brahmin
BRAHMAN, proper noun. (Hinduism) A concept of Hinduism. Brahman is the unchanging, infinite, immanent, and transcendent reality which is the Divine Ground of all matter, energy, time, space, being, and everything beyond in this Universe. The nature of Brahman is described as transpersonal, personal and impersonal by different philosophical schools.

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BRAHMAN, noun. A member of a social and cultural elite (especially a descendant of an old New England family); "a Boston brahman".
BRAHMAN, noun. A member of the highest of the four Hindu varnas; "originally all brahmans were priests".
BRAHMAN, noun. The highest of the four varnas: the priestly or sacerdotal category.
BRAHMAN, noun. Any of several breeds of Indian cattle; especially a large American heat and tick resistant greyish humped breed evolved in the Gulf States by interbreeding Indian cattle and now used chiefly for crossbreeding.

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