- the religious and social system of the Brahmans and orthodox Hindus, characterized by the caste system and diversified pantheism.
- the Hinduism of the Vedas, Brahmanas, and Upanishads.
Origin of Brahmanism
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Examples from the Web for brahmanism
The teaching of Brahmanism is beginning to recognise them, too.Hindu Gods And Heroes
Lionel D. Barnett
They are the hewers of wood and drawers of water of Brahmanism.India, Its Life and Thought
John P. Jones
But old Brahma and Indra lived on from the early days into Brahmanism.Korean Buddhism
But why should he not free himself from every bond to Brahmanism and caste?From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan
Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
The principle, in short, of the Kabbala, is the same as that of Brahmanism.
- the religious and social system of orthodox Hinduism, characterized by diversified pantheism, the caste system, and the sacrifices and family ceremonies of Hindu tradition
- the form of Hinduism prescribed in the Vedas, Brahmanas, and Upanishads
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