glossary

(Sanskrit) The Absolute; the Supreme Reality of Non-dualistic Vedanta.

Do not confuse Brahman with:

  • Brahma, the Creator God, first of the trinity
  • brāhmaņa (ब्राह्मण), "pertaining to prayer," a commentary on the Vedic mantras
  • brāhmaņa (ब्राह्मण), priest; usually rendered in English as "Brahmin"

 

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