Definition of Brahmanism in English:

Brahmanism

Line breaks: Brah¦man|ism
Pronunciation: /ˈbrɑːməˌnɪz(ə)m
 
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(also Brahminism)

noun

[mass noun]
  • The complex sacrificial religion that emerged in post-Vedic India (circa 900 bc) under the influence of the dominant priesthood (Brahmans), an early stage in the development of Hinduism.
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    • In Thailand, our Hindu tradition is called Brahmanism, after the Brahmanas, the second book of the Vedas which describe ritual worship.
    • Religious groups such as Buddhism, Brahmanism, Hinduism, Jainism, The Seventh Day Adventists and The Trappist Monks of the Roman Catholic Church all promote a vegetarian diet.
    • Sacrificial Brahminism was especially condemned and the ritual of worship was simplified.

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