Brahmagita, Brahmagītā, Brahman-gita: 6 definitions

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In Hinduism

Vedanta (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Brahmagita in Vedanta glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Siva Gita A Critical Study

Brahmagītā (ब्रह्मगीता) or simply Brahma refers to one of the sixty-four Gītās commonly referred to in Hindu scriptures.—Gītā is the name given to certain sacred writings in verse (often in the form of a dialogue) which are devoted to the exposition of particular religious and theosophical doctrines. Most of these Gītās [i.e., Brahmagītā] originate from the Mahābhārata or the various Purāṇas.

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Vedanta (वेदान्त, vedānta) refers to a school of orthodox Hindu philosophy (astika), drawing its subject-matter from the Upanishads. There are a number of sub-schools of Vedanta, however all of them expound on the basic teaching of the ultimate reality (brahman) and liberation (moksha) of the individual soul (atman).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Brahmagītā (ब्रह्मगीता).—f. The preaching of Brahmā as included in the Anuśāsana parva of the Mahābhārata.

Brahmagītā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and gītā (गीता).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Brahmagītā (ब्रह्मगीता) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—from the Yajñavaibhavakhaṇḍa in the Sūtasaṃhitā of the Skandapurāṇa. Hall. p. 124. Khn. 38. K. 36. B. 4, 72. Ben. 48. Bik. 556. Pheh. 12. Rādh. 6. NW. 452. Oudh. V, 4. Burnell. 194^a. 196^a. Bhr. 260. Oppert. 6955. Ii, 4768. 6160. 7102. Rice. 156 (and—[commentary]).
—[commentary] by Mādhavācārya. Hall. p. 124. K. 36. B. 4, 72. Ben. 69. Rādh. 6. NW. 316. 462. Oudh. V, 4. Burnell. 194^a. 196^a. Bhr. 260.
—[commentary] by Śaṅkarācārya. Rādh. 6.
—[commentary] by Sadānanda. NW. 324.

2) Brahmagītā (ब्रह्मगीता):—from the Skandapurāṇa. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 58.
—[commentary] by Mādhavācārya. ibid. 59.

3) Brahmagītā (ब्रह्मगीता):—from the Yajñavaibhavakhaṇḍa in the Sūtasaṃhitā of the Skandapurāṇa, with the
—[commentary] of Mādhavācārya. Ulwar 524.

4) Brahmagītā (ब्रह्मगीता):—from the Yajñavaibhavakhaṇḍa of the Skandapurāṇa. As p. 122. Bc 63. Cs 4, 245. Tb. 49. Whish 3. C. Tātparyadīpikā by Mādhavācārya. Cs 4, 245. Tb. 49. Śg. 2, 153. Whish 4.

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

1) Brahmagītā (ब्रह्मगीता):—[=brahma-gītā] [from brahma > brahman] f. [plural] Name of [particular] verses ([Mahābhārata xiii, 2146-2152]) ascribed to Brahmā

2) [v.s. ...] Name of [work]

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