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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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"At the top of the hierarchy were the Brahmins who were mainly teachers and intellectuals and are believed to have come from Brahma's head.
Speaking at the Tamil Brahmins Global Meet organised by the Kerala Brahmana Sabha in Kochi, Kerala on Friday, Justice Chitambaresh started his address by explaining the qualities and virtues of a 'Brahmin'.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony of Tamil Brahmins Global Meeting on Friday (July 19) , Justice V Chidambaresh said, "The Brahmin community should be always at the helm of affairs and Brahmins are born twice with clean habits."
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What Dorsey probably did not understand is that the "Brahmin" is the highest caste- social group in the Hindu society.
But if the Brahmins have destroyed Nepal through their ambitions and greed, the Americans have destroyed the entire globe through a similar thinking.
'I recollect a dying Humayun called Babur and told him that if you want to rule over India, be careful about three things cows, Brahmins and women.
With an objective of creating a marriage platform for prospective brides and grooms, Coimbatore Brahmana Mahasabha and Ayyappan Puja Sangham in association with Sri Sankara Matrimony is organizing a 'Mega Matrimony Meet' for Brahmin Community on 3rd December-2017 at Coimbatore.
promote policies favoring not only Brahmins but also other, non-Brahmin
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.
Having described in two previous books how the culture of the eastern parts of the Ganges Valley, and then Buddhism were absorbed into Brahmanism, Bronkhorst here explains how the Brahmins managed it.