Brahmanism

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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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Moreover, while trying to find social acceptability in a caste-ridden society, it has tried to pattern itself on the models of brahminical culture, language, values and norms as a crass negation of the aspirations of the Dalits who opted out of the same in protest against their oppressive potentialities.
Thus, Raja Rao's valorization of Brahminical culture in The Serpent and the Rope has remained unproblematic for critics who have seen the work as an assertion of "Indian" culture and "Indian" identity.