Bhrajishtha, Bhrājiṣṭha: 5 definitions

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Bhrajishtha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Bhrājiṣṭha can be transliterated into English as Bhrajistha or Bhrajishtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Bhrajishtha in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Bhrājiṣṭha (भ्राजिष्ठ).—A son of Ghṛtapṛṣṭha of the Plakṣadvīpa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 20. 21.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhrajishtha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhrājiṣṭha (भ्राजिष्ठ).—([superlative]) shining brightest.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Bhrājiṣṭha (भ्राजिष्ठ):—[from bhrāj] mfn. (superl.) shining very brightly, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a son of Ghṛta-pṛṣṭha, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhrajishtha in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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