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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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12), and, of course, brahmins are taught by kings (CU 1.
The brahmins of the mainstream were later called mere prakrta brahmana, 'natural' or 'born' brahmins, whereas the Virasaivas were aprakrta brahmana, 'supernatural' brahmins, i.
If the Sattadas are non-brahmin, then it is noteworthy that they were permitted to recite along with brahmins; it is more likely that sattina and sattada designate two types of brahmins - those who wear the thread and those who do not; otherwise, why not simply speak of brahmins and sattadas?
While Vidhan Sabha Speaker Mata Prasad Pandey is holding the meetings of Brahmins in eastern UP, minister of state for religious affairs Manoj Pandey is campaigning in central UP.
The minister, who was in the Karauli town for the state government's campaign of " administration at your doorstep" on Sunday, had said the Brahmin and Baniya communities were responsible for the backwardness of the tribal community of Meena.
People ask me why a poor Brahmin like me is challenging such powerful people.
AMID stiff opposition from social activists, Made Snana -- the ritual of rolling over on the food leftovers of Brahmins -- has been performed by several devotees in the temple town of Kukke Subrahmanya in Karnataka.
THE CONGRESS- LED Karnataka government has announced that all " poor Brahmins and Vaishyas" will be eligible for social welfare schemes which are currently offered to BPL families of other communities only.
Ananthamurthy on Tuesday said the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi should read Hindu history, which clearly indicated that Brahmins sacrificed cows and even consumed beef.
FORMER Uttar Pradesh chief minister and BSP supremo Mayawati on Sunday sounded the 2014 poll bugle with a warning to the Brahmins of the state to be wary of Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP election Campaign committee chairman Narendra Modi.
The BSP has already given tickets to 21 Brahmins while the SP has announced 22 Brahmin candidates for the 2014 parliament polls.
While the BSP tried to attract Brahmins, the Samajwadi Party underlined the importance of backward communities saying they can help the party win Delhi.