Brahmin

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Brahmin or brahman (Skt. brāhmaṇa; Tib. བྲམ་ཟེ་རིགས་, Wyl. bram ze) is the priestly caste, one of the four castes or hereditary classes (Skt. varṇa) of Hinduism, the others being the kshatriya, vaishya and shudra.

Not to be confused with Brahman – a metaphysical concept in Hinduism, Brahma – a Hindu god, or Brahmanas – a layer of text in the Vedas.