brahmacharya

or brah·ma·cār·ya

[ brah-muh-chahr-yuh ]
/ ˌbrɑ məˈtʃɑr yə /

noun Hinduism.

the stage of life of the student, entailing study of the Vedas and complete celibacy, usually lasting for twelve years.

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Origin of brahmacharya

From the Sanskrit word brahmacarya

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