Brahmagayatri, Brahmagāyatrī, Brahman-gayatri: 6 definitions

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Introduction:

Brahmagayatri 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.

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

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Source: Pure Bhakti: Arcana-dipika - 3rd Edition

Brahmagāyatrī (ब्रह्मगायत्री) refers to:—A Vedic mantra chanted at the three junctures of the day by men only. (cf. Glossary page from Arcana-dīpikā).

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Brahmagayatri in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Brahmagāyatrī (ब्रह्मगायत्री).—Name of a magical mantra composed after the model of गायत्री (gāyatrī) mantra.

Brahmagāyatrī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and gāyatrī (गायत्री).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Brahmagāyatrī (ब्रह्मगायत्री) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Rice. 296.

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

Brahmagāyatrī (ब्रह्मगायत्री):—[=brahma-gāyatrī] [from brahma > brahman] f. Name of a magical Mantra composed after the model of the Gāyatrī, [Pañcarātra; Religious Thought and Life in India 201.]

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Brahmagayatri 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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