Brahmanism or Brah·min·ism [brah-muh-niz-uh m] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- the religious and social system of the and orthodox Hindus, characterized by the caste system and diversified pantheism.
- the Hinduism of the Vedas, Brahmanas, and Upanishads.
Origin of Brahmanism First recorded in 1810–20;+ Related formsBrah·man·ist, noun Examples from the Web for brahmanism Historical Examples of brahmanism
The teaching of Brahmanism is beginning to recognise them, too.
Lionel D. Barnett
They are the hewers of wood and drawers of water of Brahmanism.
John P. Jones
But old Brahma and Indra lived on from the early days into Brahmanism.
But why should he not free himself from every bond to Brahmanism and caste?
Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
The principle, in short, of the Kabbala, is the same as that of Brahmanism.
T. W. Doane
British Dictionary definitions for brahmanism Brahmanism Brahminism noun (sometimes not capital)
- the religious and social system of orthodox Hinduism, characterized by diversified pantheism, the caste system, and the sacrifices and family ceremonies of Hindu tradition
- the form of Hinduism prescribed in the Vedas, Brahmanas, and Upanishads
Derived FormsBrahmanist or Brahminist, noun