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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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The Kshatriyas, however, needed the Brahmins to validate their claim to royalty by the construction of mythologies and genealogies to link their ancestry with ancient deities and epic heroes (Thapar 293, 324).
Vijayvargiya's comment came after the Trinamool Congress organised a massive "Brahmin and Purohit Sammelan" (a Brahmin convention) in Bolpur town of Birbhum district.
The Dutts are a unique Saraswati Brahmin warrior clan that over the centuries have excelled in bravery and spiritual purity.
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
Sharma said Pathak joining BJP will help the party consolidate Brahmin votes.
Immediately afterward, however, on returning to the agrahara and meeting with the other brahmins, Praneshacharya "felt not only remorse, but a lightness" because "he was now a free man, relieved of his responsibility to lead the way" (77).
The upper caste Brahmins played a very important role in this battle of religions.
Most of the Brahmins adhere to the principles of Vedas and live their daily life strictly according to them.
They are eying the Muslims, the Brahmins and the Backwards.
He could understand pains of non- Brahmins who suffered from superstitions and beliefs that were imposed from outside.