- a) The principles and religious practice of the Brahmins, aspects of Hinduism as practiced by the Brahmin caste of India.
Alongside Brahmanism was the non-Aryan Shramanic culture with its roots going back to prehistoric times.b) Historical Vedic ritualism, contrasted with Shramana traditions.
I am sorry to say that I have found it uphill and exasperating work trying to impose Joyce on such “intellectual” people, or people whose opinion carries weight as I know, in London. [...] There is a strong body of critical Brahminism, destructive and conservative in temper, which will not have Joyce.
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brahmanism — BRAHMANÍSM s.n. Religie antică indiană întemeiată pe Vede, al cărei zeu suprem era Brahma. – Din fr. brahmanisme. Trimis de valeriu, 21.03.2003. Sursa: DEX 98 BRAHMANÍSM s. (bis.) vedism. Trimis de siveco, 05.08.2004. Sursa: Sinonime … … Dicționar Român
Brahmanism — or Brahminism may refer to: *The belief in the existence of Brahman (universal soul or impersonal universal God), ref. Advaita Vedanta *Historical Vedic Brahmanism, in particular in opposition to Shramana traditions [S. Cromwell Crawford, review… … Wikipedia
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
Brahmanism — [brä′mən iz΄əm] n. the religious doctrines and system of the Brahmans … English World dictionary
Brahmanism — Brahmanist, n. /brah meuh niz euhm/, n. 1. the religious and social system of the Brahmans and orthodox Hindus, characterized by the caste system and diversified pantheism. 2. the Hinduism of the Vedas, Brahmanas, and Upanishads. Also, Brahminism … Universalium
Brahmanism — noun Date: 1816 orthodox Hinduism adhering to the pantheism of the Vedas and to the ancient sacrifices and family ceremonies … New Collegiate Dictionary
brahmanísm — s. n … Romanian orthography
Brahmanism — n. system of beliefs followed by the Brahmans and other orthodox Hindus (Hinduism) … English contemporary dictionary
Brahmanism — [ brα:məˌnɪz(ə)m] (also Brahminism) noun the early form of Hinduism that emerged in India (c.900 BC) under the influence of the Brahmans … English new terms dictionary
brahmanism — brah·man·ism … English syllables