BRAHMAN


BRAHMAN
   a neuter term which refers to the MAGICAL or SACRED power implicit in the RITUAL SACRIFICES of VEDIC RELIGION. It forms the basis of the word Brhmana or BRAHMIN which refers to the PRIESTLY class that performed the SACRED rituals. In some UPANISHADS, Brahman is sometimes identified with the UNIVERSE; in others Brahman is regarded as a personal GOD, or identified with TMAN or the eternal self within men. Within medieval HINDU theology there were various disputes about the true nature of Brahman. The most important were between ANKARA, who denied personal attributes, and RMNUJA who treated Brahman in a highly personalized manner.

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  • Brahman — ( IAST|bráhman , nominative IAST|bráhma sa. ब्रह्म) is a concept of Hinduism. Brahman is the unchanging, infinite, immanent, and transcendent reality which is the Divine Ground of all matter, energy, time, space, being, and everything beyond in… …   Wikipedia

  • Brahman — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Brahman puede hacer referencia a varios conceptos: Hinduismo Brahman: idea hinduista del Dios sin forma. También llamado Brahmá (aunque no se lo debe confundir con el dios hindú Brahmá, de cuatro cabezas). También… …   Wikipedia Español

  • brahman — ● brahman Mot sanskrit qui désigne, dans la pensée hindoue, l absolu dont tout procède, fondement et cause ultime de tout ce qui existe. ⇒BRAHMAN, subst. masc. Dans le Veda, principe de l efficacité magique des actes rituels (Foi t. 1 1968) : • 1 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Brahmán — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Brahmán puede referirse a: Un brahmán (en sánscrito brāhmana), persona perteneciente a la casta sacerdotal del hinduismo, llamado también bráhmana; Un brahmán, uno de los cuatro tipos de sacerdotes védicos, que… …   Wikipedia Español

  • brahman — BRAHMÁN, Ă, brahmani, e, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. s.m. şi f. Membru al castei sacerdotale, consideraţi prima dintre cele patru caste (castă) indiene; preot al lui Brahma. 2. adj. Brahmanic. – Din fr. brahmane. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa …   Dicționar Român

  • Brahman — Brah man, Brahmin Brah min, n.; pl. {Brahmans}, {Brahmins}. [Skr. Br[=a]hmana (cf. Brahman worship, holiness; the God Brahma, also Brahman): cf. F. Brahmane, Brachmane, Bramine, L. Brachmanae, manes, mani, pl., Gr. ?, pl.] 1. A person of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brahman — bezeichnet: Brahman (Philosophie), zentraler Begriff der indischen Philosophie: die Weltseele Brahmane, ein Priester, Gelehrter, höchste indische Kaste Brahma, einer der hinduistischen Hauptgötter, neben Vishnu und Shiva Brahmana, indische Ritual …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • brahman — bràhmān m <G brahmána> DEFINICIJA hind. 1. (Brahman, Brahma) a. prema Vedama impersonalno najviše biće, izvorište i krajnji cilj svih bića koji Atman dosiže nakon što doživi Prosvjetljenje; izvorište vjerovanja o selidbi duša b. prema… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Brahman — UK [ˈbrɑːmən] / US [ˈbrɑmən] or Brahmin UK [ˈbrɑːmɪn] / US [ˈbrɑmɪn] noun [countable] Word forms Brahman : singular Brahman plural Brahmans a Hindu who belongs to the highest caste (= social class), in which men were traditionally priests • See:… …   English dictionary

  • bràhmān — m 〈G brahmána〉 hind. 1. {{001f}}(Brahman, Brahma) a. {{001f}}prema Vedama impersonalno najviše biće, izvorište i krajnji cilj svih bića koji Atman dosiže nakon što doživi Prosvjetljenje; izvorište vjerovanja o selidbi duša b. {{001f}}prema… …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • brahmán — (Del ár. clás. barahman, este del persa barahman, y este del sánscr. bráhman, cuerpo de teólogos). m. Miembro de la primera de las cuatro castas tradicionales de la India …   Diccionario de la lengua española


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