Brahmajijnasa, Brahmajijñāsā, Brahman-jijnasa: 2 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Brahmajijñāsā (ब्रह्मजिज्ञासा).—desire to know Brahman; अयातो ब्रह्मजिज्ञासा (ayāto brahmajijñāsā) Brahmasūtra.
Brahmajijñāsā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and jijñāsā (जिज्ञासा).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Brahmajijñāsā (ब्रह्मजिज्ञासा):—[=brahma-jijñāsā] [from brahma > brahman] f. the desire of knowing Brahmă, [Bādarāyaṇa’s Brahma-sūtra] (cf. [Indian Wisdom, by Sir M. Monier-Williams 104]).
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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