item288199101 The oldest religion on this planet is Hinduism. In contrast to the personal creator God of the Abrahamic faiths, Brahman is conceived as an all-pervasive universal consciousness. Brahman (ब्रह्मन्).—Brahman, derived from bṛḥ the expansive" (bṛhatvam = greatness) can be defined as the Absolute, whence all existence arises, by which everything is sustained and into which everything ultimately dissolves.

As just noted, most modern Brahmans do not espouse a doctrine of their superiority by birth above other peoples. A total of 185 grey Brahman bulls featured on day two, and topped at $22,000 for Elrose Fair Play, bought by Lawson Camm and family, Cambil Brahmans, Proserpine.

But Brahman is there and gives life to all, as the seed produces the fig tree. Meditation, living a holy life, abstinence from sensual pleasures and controlling the mind - these make one a brahman. As a formless Being He was the Nirguna Brahman, the unqualified principle totally beyond the reach of all levels of intelligence.

The Brahman breed originated from Bos indicus cattle originally brought from India Through centuries of exposure to inadequate food supplies, insect pests, parasites, diseases and the weather extremes of tropical India, the native cattle developed some remarkable adaptations for survival.

As we strike down each depiction, the mind gradually becomes empty till suddenly the true identity of Brahman in its absolute inexpressible nature flashes in our mind and we obtain merger with it. Rituals are acts which are proscribed by scriptures and a great help to fulfilling various desires, to purifying the mind, and to bring Brahman into daily activities.

74 The Brahman is not an outside, separate, dual entity, the Brahman is within each person, states Advaita Vedanta school of Hinduism. When he met the Buddha, he said that the Brahmans claim that they are the highest caste, others are inferior. Philosophy Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for those interested in the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence.