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Synonyms for Brahmanism

the religious and social system of orthodox Hinduism


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the religious beliefs of ancient India as prescribed in the sacred Vedas and Brahmanas and Upanishads

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Indian deep state has been toeing the agenda of its Brahmanist ruling elite to conquer entire South Asian region by subjugating and killing people irrespective of their faith, religion or ethnicity.
The Cham society was--is still--divided into two categories: the Balamons, or Brahmanists, and the Banis, or Muslims.
34) However, as Penny Edwards notes, the success of Theravada Buddhism from the twelfth century onwards was 'undoubtedly tied to a selective adaptation and integration, dictated by both monks and their lay constituencies, of existing animist and Brahmanist practices.
It is tempting to say that the realm of ancestral and tutelary spirits is Brahmanist or animist and to contrast it with the Buddhist order, but such a division is complicated by the fact that Loak Ta is the spirit of a Buddhist monk, and the term parami is a Buddhist technical term.
These syncretized versions of Brahmanist or Hinduist tradition originally came via Indian traders, religious teachers and migrants in the broader context of Indianization.