Brahmana


Brahmana

Brahmana [brah-muh-nuh] ExamplesWord Origin noun Hinduism.

  1. one of a class of prose pieces dealing with Vedic rituals and sacrifices.

Compare Veda. Origin of Brahmana From the Sanskrit word brāhmaṇa Examples from the Web for brahmana Historical Examples of brahmana

  • Woe to him who strikes a Brahmana, more woe to him who flies at his aggressor!

    The Dhammapada

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  • No one should attack a Brahmana, but no Brahmana (if attacked) should let himself fly at his aggressor!

    The Dhammapada

    Unknown

  • Him I call indeed a Brahmana who has no interests, and when he has understood (the truth), does not say How, how?

    The Dhammapada

    Unknown

  • I do not call a man a Brahmana because of his origin or of his mother.

    The Dhammapada

    Unknown

  • In another passage this Brahmana gives quite a different account.

    An Introduction to Mythology

    Lewis Spence

  • British Dictionary definitions for brahmana Brahmana noun

    1. Hinduism any of a number of sacred treatises added to each of the Vedas

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