Brahmanas

Some articles on brahmanas, brahmana:

Saka Kingdom - References in Mahabharata - The Tale of Kamadhenu's Army
... the Pulindas, the Ramathas, the Kamvojas, the several castes that have sprung up from Brahmanas and Kshatriyas, the Vaisyas, and the Sudras, that reside in the dominions of (Arya) kings? ... It is in consequence of the absence of Brahmanas from among them that the Sakas, the Yavanas, the Kamvojas and other Kshatriya tribes have become fallen and ... Kshatriyas, have, in consequence of the absence of Brahmanas from among their midst, become degraded into Sudras (1333) ...
Pal (surname) - History
... Tej Ram Sharma, an Indian historian, says that The names of brahmanas occuring in our inscriptions sometimes end in a non-brahmanic cognomen such as Bhatta, Datta and Kunda, etc ... confined to Kayasthas of Bengal but not to brahmanas ... epigraphs discovered in Bengal, some scholars have suggested that there is a considerable brahmana element in the present day Kayastha community of Bengal ...
Archaeoastronomy And Vedic Chronology - Brahmanas
... In the Maitrayana Brahmana Upanishad (6.14), the year is said to be into two portions, with the part from Magha to half of Śraviṣṭha associated with Agni, and the part from Sārpa ... The Shatapatha Brahmana mentions that the Krttikas (the Pleiades) "do not swerve from the east" ...
Vishnu - Sacred Texts - Shruti and Smriti - Brahmanas
... The Brahmanas are commentaries on the Vedas and form part of the Shruti literature ... In the Rigveda, Shakala shakha Aitareya Brahmana Verse 1 declares that agnir vai devānām avamo viṣṇuḥ paramas, tadantareṇa sarvā anyā devat ... The Brahmanas assert the supremacy of Lord Vishnu, addressing him as "Yajnapati", the one whom all sacrifices are meant to please ...
Hindu Views On Evolution - Hindu Creationism - Creation Myths - Brahmanas
... The Shatapatha Brahmana mentions a story of creation, in which the Prajapati performs tapas to reproduce himself ...