Brahmabhuta, Brahmabhūta, Brahman-bhuta, Brahma-bhuta: 7 definitions

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Brahmabhuta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

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Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)

Brahmabhūta (ब्रह्मभूत) refers to “Brahma realized; the state wherein one experiences bliss, free from hankering and lamentation (18.54)”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

brahmabhūta : (adj.) most excellent.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Brahmabhūta refers to: divine being, most excellent being, said of the Buddha D. III, 84; M. I, 111; III, 195, 224; S. IV, 94; A. V, 226; It. 57; said of Arahants A. II, 206; S. III, 83.

Note: brahmabhūta is a Pali compound consisting of the words brahma and bhūta.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Brahmabhūta (ब्रह्मभूत).—a. become one with Brahma, absorbed into the Supreme Spirit; आयुष्मन्तः सर्व एव ब्रह्मभूता हि मे मताः (āyuṣmantaḥ sarva eva brahmabhūtā hi me matāḥ) Mb.1.1.14.

Brahmabhūta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and bhūta (भूत).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Brahmabhūta (ब्रह्मभूत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Become one with the Supreme spirit. E. brahma and bhūta become.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Brahmabhūta (ब्रह्मभूत).—[adjective] entered into Brahman; [neuter] the absorption into Brahman.

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

1) Brahmabhūta (ब्रह्मभूत):—[=brahma-bhūta] [from brahma > brahman] mfn. become id est. absorbed in Brahmă, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata; Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] n. identification with Brahmă, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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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. 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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