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The term Brahmin is believed to originally meant "the one possessed of Brahma". According to the "Hymn of the Primeval Man" as mentioned in the Rig Veda, the god Prajapati who is believed to be the Lord of Beings and is often identified along with Brahma, the creator in the Hindu society and its marvellous architecture– was sacrificed by his children. The universe is believed to be originated and flourished from this sacrifice and the Brahmin were originated from his mouth.

Brahmins are considered to be the most well-known community in India, and are spread all across India and found mostly in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, etc. The major profession of the brahmin community was considered to be related with the spiritual upliftment and guidance of the people, they were mainly priests, teachers, scholars of the Vedic literature, conduct the rites at the birth, wedding, death and other important occasion. Among the four Hindu castes, brahmin is considered to the highest at the elite one.

Not all brahmins follow the traditional profession of being priests, and they engage themselves in a variety of occupations like in Rajasthan , agriculture and trading is the primary occupation of the people of the brahmin community, in Chandigarh they are mainly engaged in the business sector as well in the administration sector, in the regions of Uttar Pradesh, Orissa, west Bengal, Andhra Pradesh many brahmin community people are involved in agriculture sector and also in the business of owning lands. The brahmins irrespective of the gender are believed to be high level literates considering their splendid background in the Vedic literature. The brahmin community is believed to be strict vegetarian and eating meat and deinking liquor is strictly prohibited for the women. The brahmins are predominantly Hindus and they organise poojas, yagnas on a daily basis and on a large scale. But in the southern region of India some of them follow Christianism