- 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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- 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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