Brahmanism definition

  • noun:
    • Hinduism The spiritual practices and beliefs of ancient India as reflected within the Vedas.
    • Hinduism The social and religious system of orthodox Hindus, particularly for the Brahmins, considering a caste framework and various types of pantheism.
    • The religion or system of doctrines associated with the Brahmans; the faith of Brahma.
    • The religion or system of doctrines regarding the Brahmans; the personal system of ancient Asia, aided by the Brahmans as leading caste. Additionally Brahminism.
    • the religious and personal system of orthodox Hinduism
    • the spiritual philosophy of old India as recommended inside sacred Vedas and Brahmanas and Upanishads
  • proper-noun:
    • The concepts and religious training of this Brahmins, components of Hinduism as practiced by the Brahmin caste of Asia.
    • historic Vedic ritualism, compared with Shramana customs.
    • The conduct or attitudes ascribed into personal or social elite within certain culture.

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