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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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12) La conciencia del individuo se asemeja a la conciencia implicita en Brahman, en la medida que se disuelve en ella, tal como una gota de agua se incluye en la profundidad del mar cuando, incluso sin desaparecer, ha dejado de ser una gota particular.
Los animales con predominio Brahman tuvieron un mayor peso al nacimiento, al destete y al momento de la medicion de la CE, sin que se observaran diferencias significativas entre los Criollo Limonero y los Pardo Suizo para los parametros mencionados y, ademas, los animales predominantemente Brahman tuvieron mayor GD[P.
When asked if he had to pull teeth to make a mainstream film, Q said, " Brahman Naman is a comedy.
Meanwhile, the plight of the Indonesians came to light on March 29 when the Brahman 12 was found drifting near the Tawi Tawi chain of islands.
Situated about eight kilometres from Palwal town,Teekri Brahman village witnessed violence on Sunday after minority community youths allegedly molested a teenage girl of the majority community.
These results could be due to the fact that the genetic improvement of the Brahman herds is added to the agroecological conditions of production units, which translates into greater weight of the animals (2, 16).
Brahman cows with calves sold for excellent prices.
I know many such people who have been left behind and such people should also get the reservation benefit along with others as otherwise their talent and abilities will remain unutilised", he said, while addressing a function of the Brahman Sabha here today.
htm) Siddarth Srinivas of Cinemalead , "The whole of Brahman is peppered with lame buffoonery, as one pleads for something interesting to pop up.
Om is the aural manifestation of the Brahman (the Supreme).
It describes the origin of the world in the sacrificial dismemberment of Prajapati, the Lord of Being, into four human essences or varna - his mouth became the Brahman priest, his arms became the Kshatriya or the warriors, his thigh became the Vaisya (farmer and merchant) and his feet became the Sudra (slave or servant).
Of course, when the Brahman is persuaded to let the tiger out (against his better judgment), the tiger immediately threatens to eat him, denying the truthful significance of his promise of gratitude.
Rituals are the medium linking individual souls to the Brahman.
I am about to meet monk Suddha Brahman, preaching, for most Lithuanians, the most unlikely religious views - the Universal Religion, a modern branch of Hinduism.
In addition to one supreme being, known as Brahman, Hindus honor many other deities--a few major, like Krishna, and thousands of lesser gods.