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Brahmanism

noun
1.
The religious and social system of orthodox Hinduism.  Synonym: Brahminism.
2.
The religious beliefs of ancient India as prescribed in the sacred Vedas and Brahmanas and Upanishads.  Synonym: Brahminism.






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"Brahmanism" Quotes from Famous Books



... religions what man is to all previous races. These are separated from man by various indelible characters; yet they are his fellow-creatures, proceeding from the same creative mind, according to one creative plan. So the previous religions of our race—Fetichism, Brahmanism, Buddhism, the religion of Confucius, of Zoroaster, of Egypt, of Scandinavia, of Judea, of Greece and Rome—are distinguished from Christianity by indelible characters; but they, too, proceeded from the same creative mind, according to one creative plan. ...
— Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors • James Freeman Clarke



Words linked to "Brahmanism" :   religious belief, religion, Brahminism, Hinduism, faith, Hindooism



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