brahman ब्रह्मन्

Definition: m. devout man, one who prays, worshipper; priest, Brâhman; knower of Vedic texts or spells; one versed in sacred knowledge; sp. chief priest who directs the sacrifice and is supposed to know the three Vedas (his assistants being the Brâhma nâkkhamsin, the Agnîdhra, and the Potri), supreme universal soul, the chief god of the Indian pantheon (being the later personal form of the Vedic impersonal absolute deity, which is neuter); the Creator (Vishnu being the Preserver, and Siva the Destroyer); in tellect (=buddhi); Name of a magician.


Dictionary: Macdonell
Literary Sources:
Synonyms:
Wikipedia: No Wiki page found.
Wiki Articles:

Part of Speech: Coming soon
Gender: Coming soon

Commentary
No commentaries yet.

Discussion
comments powered by Disqus

Similar Words

Search
  

Parse Time: 0.066s Search Word: brahman Input Encoding: IAST: brahman


Donate