brahmacharya

noun
brah·​ma·​char·​ya | \ -ryə \
plural -s

Definition of brahmacharya

India
: the state of celibate student life : the initial stage of the Brahmanic ashramas

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History and Etymology for brahmacharya

Sanskrit brahmacarya, from brahman prayer + carya conduct, from carati

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“Brahmacharya.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brahmacharya. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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