Bramin


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Bra´min


1.See Brahman, Brachmanic, etc.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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What I have heard of Bramins sitting exposed to four fires and looking in the face of the sun; or hanging suspended, with their heads downward, over flames; or looking at the heavens over their shoulders "until it becomes impossible for them to resume their natural position, while from the twist of the neck nothing but liquids can pass into the stomach"; or dwelling, chained for life, at the foot of a tree; or measuring with their bodies, like caterpillars, the breadth of vast empires; or standing on one leg on the tops of pillars -- even these forms of conscious penance are hardly more incredible and astonishing than the scenes which I daily witness.
The Bramins and Pythagoras propounded the same question, and if any poet has witnessed the transformation he doubtless found it in harmony with various experiences.
Lawyer Jacquelyn de Guzman, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-9) director, identified the arrested drug suspects as Hamid Araham, 47; Nedzfar Sarahadil, 30; and, Ramil Muksin, who carries the aliases of Bramil Hassim and Bramin Hassim.
Bramin, a joint maize venture between Bralirwa and Minimex Corporate Company, said its output is affected by lack of power and uses 38,000 litres of diesel.
are now tricked out as a gallery-boutique, and Bramin's Store
Pakistani Mah-ae Bramin, 25, who sold Mark a bus ticket to the holiday island of Phuket, is being held by police.
One of the first of Halhed's Indian poems, `The Bramin and the River Ganges', written while he was at work on his translation of the Code, was sent to Hastings on 22 May 1774.
Voltaire understood him perfectly: in L'histoire d'un bon bramin (1759) he contrasts an "automaton" happy life with a thoughtful and therefore unhappy one.
Even a "Jew, a Mehometan, or a Bramin" could worship as he pleased, wrote, Swift, and no Christian suffered "any inconvenience, but the payment of his tax to support public worship in the located society where he lives." 1 id.