Brahmakarman, Brahman-karman: 4 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Brahmakarman (ब्रह्मकर्मन्).—n.

1) the religious duties of a Brāhmaṇa, the office of Brahman, one of the four principal priests at a sacrifice.

Brahmakarman is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and karman (कर्मन्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Brahmakarman (ब्रह्मकर्मन्):—[=brahma-karman] [from brahma > brahman] n. the office of the Brahman (id est. presiding priest) or of the Brāhmans, [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata]

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Brahmakarman in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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