from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An adherent of Brahmanism. Also
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun An adherent of the religion of the Brahmans.
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- noun An
adherentof the religionof the Brahmans.
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Even to the present day missionaries have a good word for the Guebre and the Buddhist, the Brahmanist and the Confucian, but none for the Moslem: Dr. Livingstone, for one instance of many, evidently preferred the Fetichist, whom he could convert, to the
Actually, in this lofty declaration, Golwalkar has not made any departure from the orthodox Brahmanist position which argues that all the varnas (and castes) were the parts of same virat purush and hence equal.
But Islam included distinct Brahmanist thought too, which predates by some millennia, whereas Christendom borrowed heavily on the Pharaohnic Isis concept, and strong elements of the good / evil nexus of Zoroastic thought too.
Even the coronation ceremony has Brahmanist as well as Buddhist elements.
Hindu because he inhabits India or belongs to any particular race or state, but because he is a Brahmanist. "