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brahmapurohitamfn. (br/ahma--) having the sacerdotal class for a purohita-
brahmapurohitam. plural "the high priests of brahmā-", (with Buddhists) Name of a class of divinities (see ) . View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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brahmapurohita Is found in the Kāthaka Samhitā and the śatapatha Brāhmaṇa where the St. Petersburg Dictionary gives the sense as * having the priesthood as its Purohita.’ This seems rather doubtful; more probably the sense should be ‘ having a Brahman priest as Purohita,’ unless the word merely means ‘ having the priesthood superior to it,’ as an epithet of Kçatra, the ‘warrior caste,’ which seems to be Weber’s view.
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