the highest part of Kamaloka, where refined souls exist in blissful contemplation of Brahma.
Also, Brahmin. a member of the highest, or priestly, class among the Hindus. Compare Kshatriya, Shudra, Vaisya. Also, Brahma. the impersonal supreme being, the primal source and ultimate goal of all beings, with which Atman, when enlightened, knows itself to be identical. any of several breeds of Indian cattle, especially a grayish, heat-resistant American breed […]
one of a class of prose pieces dealing with Vedic rituals and sacrifices. Historical Examples The Dhammapada Unknown The Dhammapada Unknown The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2 Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2 Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. […]
a woman of the Brahman class. Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8 Various noun (pl) -nis (sometimes not capital) a woman of the Brahman caste
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. Historical Examples Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) Charles Eliot Hindu Gods And Heroes Lionel D. Barnett Ten Great Religions James Freeman Clarke Korean Buddhism Frederick Starr […]