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Brahmin:

see BrahmanBrahman
or Brahmin
. In the Upanishads, Brahman is the name for the ultimate, unchanging reality, composed of pure being and consciousness. Brahman lies behind the apparent multiplicity of the phenomenal world, and is ultimately identical to the atman or inner essence
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Brahmin

appellation accorded members of old, “aristocratic” New England families. [Am. Hist.: EB, II: 226]
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People like Vasudev Brahmin, who are jihadis , are taking Hindus towards finish," he says.
The movie's shooting has been going on in Rajasthan for some time and we have come to know that there are some scenes, including a song, that show her as having a love affair with an Englishman," founder president of Sarv Brahmin Mahasabha (SBM), Suresh Misra told ANI.
When Imran Khan sought donations for his cancer hospital, it was Sunil Dutt, the Indian actor and a Mohyal Rajput Husseini Brahmin, who was the first to donate a huge amount.
Prospective Brides and Grooms belonging to Brahmin community located in Coimbatore can participate in the Mega Matrimony by registering with us.
For a Brahmin here has a claim to obstruct men by [lying on] one side
Pathak said he had played a role in swinging Brahmin voters to BSP during the 2007 Assembly polls, but Brahmins were disappointed by the party.
Supriya, daughter to Prabin in "A Father's Journey," is a somewhat spoiled, intelligent, college-educated young woman who at first resists her Brahmin parents' strong preference that she marry within her own caste.
She was born as Dhannolakshmi to a family of Brahmin 'kathakar' Sukhdev Maharaj and chose school and dance over an early wedding, as was the norm of the 1920s.
Anantha Murthy's Kannada (1) novel Samskara revolves around the compounded crisis that variously overtakes the brahmin and outcaste inhabitants of Durvasapura--the obscure fictional village in which the story is set.
Samskara is not so much concerned with the Durvasapura Brahmin society as with Praneshacharya himself.
The Brahmin Chanakya, author of Arthashastra, declared that, "When a person entertains in a dinner dedicated to gods and ancestors those who are Sakyas (Buddhists), Ajivikas, Shudras and exiled persons, a fine of one hundred panas shall be imposed on him.
New Delhi, April 9 -- One of the leading marriage bureau in Delhi, Global Alliance Matrimony, is now offering Brahmin Matrimonial Services for Brahmin brides and grooms residing in Delhi NCR region.