For example, the powerful king of Guwahati (Pragjyotishpur) is remembered as Narakasura (Narak-Asura) in Brahminic
Abraham Ayrookuzhiel searches for "theological-ideological resources" from "the positive cultural traditions and values counter to the Brahminic
hierarchal values of legitimation of the old power relations" in the scattered popular traditions of the Dalits.
At this point in the book a rich discussion ensues on the position of the physician in brahminic
society, and Wujastyk pays special attention to the "negative image" of the physician presented in the Manu-smrti.
13) Chandalika is derived from a Jataka story of the Buddhidt protest movement against Brahminic
caste hierarchy, challenging the scriptutal sanction to subordinate low-caste women.
Ambedkar clearly distinguished Brahminic
Vedic Hinduism from the Buddhism in his book Buddha and His Dhamma.
The point is that insofar as Naranappa's actions are a reaction to brahminic
hypocrisy and its life-denying pseudo-asceticism, he is a product of precisely that which he abhors, albeit in an inverted fashion.
What he eulogised as the beautiful tree was largely a making of Brahminic
Hindu culture, and so any British attempt to uproot it, would have, in effect, meant assaulting this tenacious culture.
The chief royal Brahmin priest, however, contested the man's Brahminic
But the Brahminic
community never went away, and the fact that Buddhist authorities in this period began to compose in Sanskrit, the sacred language of the Brahmins, shows their growing cultural influence.
Without going into the Confucian Far East, or the Brahminic
and Buddhist renaissance in India, we can directly say that Islamic civilization has been the most striking example of the paradigmatic differences and changes.
What is still more important to note is the point that Patanjali compares the rules of grammar with those of the Vedic sacrificial rituals and codes of the Brahminic
conducts in the sphere of aryan household and society.
While the Rautes move from one village to another village they have to act as if they are the real exponent of Hindu philosophy, sometimes they have to mimic Brahminic
rituals, and chanting blessing (asik) over the wooden box or bowel (p.