Brahmana [brah-muh-nuh] ExamplesWord Origin noun Hinduism.
- one of a class of prose pieces dealing with Vedic rituals and sacrifices.
Compare. Origin of Brahmana From the Sanskrit word brāhmaṇa Examples from the Web for brahmana Historical Examples of brahmana
Woe to him who strikes a Brahmana, more woe to him who flies at his aggressor!
No one should attack a Brahmana, but no Brahmana (if attacked) should let himself fly at his aggressor!
Him I call indeed a Brahmana who has no interests, and when he has understood (the truth), does not say How, how?
I do not call a man a Brahmana because of his origin or of his mother.
In another passage this Brahmana gives quite a different account.
British Dictionary definitions for brahmana Brahmana noun
- Hinduism any of a number of sacred treatises added to each of the Vedas