meaning of brahmana

brahmana meaning in General Dictionary

prose works attached to the Samhitas instructing the brahmins to do the sophisticated sacrificial rituals

brahmana meaning in Philosophy Dictionary

(Skr.) One of the Vedic (s.v.) dictums or treatises of a ritualistic and sacrificial personality which prepared how, often over an Aranyaka (q-v.), for Upanishads (q.v.) by incipient philosophic reflections. -- K.F.L.

Sentence Examples with the word brahmana

Brahma), a common Vedic term for a priest (see Brahman), thus meaning the son or descendant of a Brahman, the neuter word brahmana (nom.

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