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AR Y AN. Where the meaning is ethnic the name is spelt with a capital A. Otherwise aryan is mostly adjectival, with the meaning 'noble', 'ideal', 'pure'.

B HAG A V ANT. Lord; designation given by Indians to a great, holy man or teacher. V.l: Bhagava. (Sanskrit: Bhagavat, BhagaVfin.) BHIKKHU. An ordained disciple of Gotama, a member of the Order (Sangha). A Buddhist monk; fern. bhikkhUfJi, nun. (Skt.: bhikshu.) BRAHMA. Brahman (neuter), God, the Whole; Brahma (masculine), God, godhead.