Definitions

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  • proper noun The societal component of Brahmoism.

Etymologies

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Bengali ব্রাহ্ম সমাজ Bramho Shômaj, a worshipping assembly.

Examples

  • He was the youngest son of Debendranath Tagore, the leader of Brahmo Samaj, the influential social movement of the Brahmo religion.

    Rabindranath Tagore's 150th Birth Anniversary

  • Then followed a short service of worship which included a Mantra sung by a member of the Brahmo Samaj community, some words read by Rev Lindy Latham on the association of the Bristol Unitarian minister, Rev Lant Carpenter and his daughter Mary with the Rajah, followed by a prayer written by Cliff Reed on True Religion.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Then followed a short service of worship which included a Mantra sung by a member of the Brahmo Samaj community, some words read by Rev Lindy Latham on the association of the Bristol Unitarian minister, Rev Lant Carpenter and his daughter Mary with the Rajah, followed by a prayer written by Cliff Reed on True Religion.

    Rammohun Roy annual service

  • Members of Brahmo Samaj communities from far and wide, Unitarians and others gathered at the tomb of the Rajah Ramahan Roy to commemorate and celebrate his life.

    Rammohun Roy annual service

  • Yvonne Aburrow 2007, The day-star of approaching morn: The relationship between the Unitarians and the Brahmo Samaj

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Members of Brahmo Samaj communities from far and wide, Unitarians and others gathered at the tomb of the Rajah Ramahan Roy to commemorate and celebrate his life.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Yvonne Aburrow 2007, The day-star of approaching morn: The relationship between the Unitarians and the Brahmo Samaj

    Pagan tendencies in Unitarianism

  • He converted a Baptist missionary, William Adam, to Unitarianism – known thereafter to Baptists as the “fall of the second Adam” (Salmond, 2004: 46) – and disliked the doctrine of the Trinity almost as much as he disliked Hindu polytheism (Brahmo Samaj, undated).

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Although Roy himself seemed, in one of his last speeches, somewhat bemused by, or perhaps modestly self-effacing about, the attention he received from Unitarians Roy, 1832, the connections between Unitarianism and the Brahmo Samaj have continued to be maintained over the years, both in Bristol and beyond.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • The Brahmo Samaj are also involved in the IARF, as well as the Rissho Kosei-kai (a Japanese Buddhist group), the Guru Nanak Foundation, the Ramakrishna Institute, humanists and 'traditional primal religions' (Chryssides, 1998: 76).

    Archive 2008-03-01

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