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Term: Brahman

DEFINITIONs:
1.  Although most people see Hinduism as polytheistic, it is actually a monotheistic religion with thousands of manifestations of the ultimate deity. This ultimate being transcends all duality and is known as Brahman. All other deities are just aspects of Brahman.

2.  God, the supreme Godhead or universal soul. Despite the fact that Hinduism is described as a polytheistic religion, there are certain monotheistic aspects underlying the concept of Brahman. Interestingly enough the literal meaning of the word is growth or expansion. 

AUTHOR:  Mark A. Michaels and Patricia Johnson
SOURCE:  Great Sex Made Simple, by Mark A. Michaels and Patricia Johnson (Llewellyn Publications)
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