The Bhagavad Gita

The highest Hindu caste, traditionally composed of priests and teachers.
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Brahmin Term Timeline in The Bhagavad Gita

The timeline below shows where the term Brahmin appears in The Bhagavad Gita. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Discourse 2
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...the Vedas belong, as well as becoming “free from opposites” and fully “self-possessed.” A discerning brahmin (priest or teacher) sees as much in the Vedas as water in an overflowing well.... (full context)
Discourse 5
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...about the self and prevents people from being reborn, letting them see that an educated brahmin and an outcaste dog-cooker are one and the same. They overcome reincarnation (samsara) by submitting... (full context)
Discourse 9
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...Krishna’s can be lost, and even women, vaishyas, and shudras can find this “highest path.” Brahmins and sages are nevertheless more devoted, and Arjuna’s devotion will lead him to Krishna, “the... (full context)
Discourse 18
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No being is free from the three gunas, regardless of caste, which reflects people’s inner nature—brahmins act from an inner purity, discipline, wisdom, and restraint; kshatriyas act from ferocity, courage, and... (full context)