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Atman vs. Brahman

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Atmannoun

The true self of an individual beyond identification with worldly phenomena, the essence of an individual, an infinitesimal part of Brahman.

Brahmannoun

member of the Hindu priestly class.

Atmannoun

The life principle, soul, or individual essence.

Brahmannoun

A person of the highest or sacerdotal caste among the Hindus.

Brahmannoun

a person from an old, respected, and usually wealthy family who has considerable social or political influence; - a term used especially in New England; as, a Boston brahmin.

Brahmannoun

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

‘a Boston Brahman’;

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Brahmannoun

a member of the highest of the four Hindu varnas;

‘originally all brahmans were priests’;

Brahmannoun

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

Brahmannoun

any of several breeds of Indian cattle; especially a large American heat and tick resistant grayish humped breed evolved in the Gulf States by interbreeding Indian cattle and now used chiefly for crossbreeding

Brahman

Brahman (Sanskrit: ब्रह्मन्) connotes the highest Universal Principle, the Ultimate Reality in the universe. In major schools of Hindu philosophy, it is the material, efficient, formal and final cause of all that exists.

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