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brahmacarin   Term Image (brahmacārin) Script Image
(Language:  Sanskrit)
Alternate Spellings: brahmachari, brahmacharin
Short Description: One who has had his upanayana (i.e formal initiation into Vedic study under a guru)
Long Description: One who has had his upanayana, that is, a student who lives with his ācārya to learn the Vedas and other subjects; celibate.
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms