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Synonyms for brahman

a member of a social and cultural elite (especially a descendant of an old New England family)

a member of the highest of the four Hindu varnas

the highest of the four varnas: the priestly or sacerdotal category


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any of several breeds of Indian cattle

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The Kenopanisad brings into discussion a question that is very complex in nature, and the answer to this question, as per the text, is never complete; it always will be partial, because one who claims to have known Brahman doesn't know Him.
He said the ranch specialised in Brahman, Simmental, Charolaise and Simbra breeds and fed them maize stalk from Zambia with concentrate from Nutrifeed.
The comment comes after Brahmin outfit Sarva Brahman Mahasabha demanded the makers to share complete details of the film's story to rule out any tampering with facts.
Se utilizaron machos bovinos destetados (n = 44) de diferentes edades y tres predominios raciales (Brahman, Criollo Limonero y Pardo Suizo) pertenecientes a la Estacion Local El Guayabo del Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agricolas (INIA), ubicada en la poblacion de El Guayabo, estado Zulia, que se caracteriza por ser una zona de bosque humedo tropical, con una temperatura promedio de 28[grados]C y una humedad relativa de 80% [16].
This led to reduction in the income of Brahmans. The spread of Buddhism led to the erosion of Varna-caste system.
The sailors are unharmed and all right, and under armed guard in the area where the Abu Sayyaf militants are already holding 10 Indonesians grabbed a week earlier from another tugboat, the Brahman 12.
En bovinos, se han encontrado 62 polimorfismos y se ha hallado asociacion entre polimorfismos del exon 12 y rasgos de temperamento, como un comportamiento en la manga mas calmado (p=0,0326) en bovinos brahman de genotipo AA (NCBI SNP ID rs109805094) y la tendencia a tener un comportamiento mas calmado en la manga y un mejor comportamiento a la salida, los individuos homocigotos GG (NCBI SNP ID rs110864292 y rs110796564, respectivamente) (16).
Security has been upped in Teekri Brahman village as the area still remains tense.
Fourty-five Brahman bulls were sold for an average of N$34,956 and a highest price of N$63,000, paid by AP de Jager for a bull of Hagen Eggert.
Actor-producer-director Sasikumar's recently-released film "Bramman" (Brahman) has received mixed reviews (mostly negative) from critics.
Om is the aural manifestation of the Brahman (the Supreme).