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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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named in the non-veg dish, Kumbakonam Iyer is a Brahmin caste.
He was a Brahmin, though he was born in a backward Ezhava family.
According to him: "A Brahmin is twice-born; because of his previous birth, he has certain distinct characteristics: Clean habits, lofty thinking, sterling character, mostly vegetarian, lover of Carnatic music (South Indian classical music)...
Likewise, in ancient India, the nastiks or non-believers (from the Hindu fold) challenged Brahmin hegemony and suffered for it.
King Vajiralongkorn sat erect on a high throne above his queen, royal family members and Brahmin priests inside the Grand Palace throne hall where the royal guardian deity Phra Siam Devadhiraj is said to reside.
Hindus and Brahmins across Twitter went to condemn Dorsey's move, accusing him of "insulting" the highest ranking of their society and the vital part of it.
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In rather compact form, Noam Maggor tracks a monumental story: how East Coast finance capitalists (in particular, leading members of the Boston Brahmin elite) shaped America's corporate-industrial future not only by shrewd investment in the burgeoning Great West but also by regularly confronting (and usually besting) resistance from mixed-class "populist" forces in both the urban East and new states of the West.
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
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