Brahmajna, Brahmajña, Brahman-jna: 9 definitions
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
brahmajña (ब्रह्मज्ञ).—a or brahmajñānī a (S) That knows brahma as the one real substance underlying all existencies spiritual and material, animate and inanimate,--as the entity of which all objects are phenomenal forms.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Brahmajña (ब्रह्मज्ञ).—a. one who knows Brahma. (-jñaḥ) 1 an epithet of Kārtikeya.
2) of Viṣṇu.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-jñaḥ) A sage, one who has spiritual wisdom. E. brahma and jña who knows.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Brahmajña (ब्रह्मज्ञ).—[adjective] knowing the sacred writings.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Brahmajña (ब्रह्मज्ञ):—[=brahma-jña] [from brahma > brahman] mfn. possessing sacred knowledge, knowing the sacred text, spiritually wise, holy (said also of gods e.g. of Viṣṇu, Kārttikeya), [Mahābhārata; Bhartṛhari]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Brahmajña (ब्रह्मज्ञ):—[brahma-jña] (jñaḥ) a. A sage.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a man possessing sacred knowledge (as taught by the upanishads), knowing and realising the Supreme Spirit.
2) [noun] Kārtikēya, son of Śiva.
3) [noun] Viṣṇu.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
Brahma Sutras (Nimbarka commentary) (by Roma Bose)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Viṣṇu-sahasranāma (Garland of a Thousand Epithets of Viṣṇu) < [Section 1 - Avantīkṣetra-māhātmya]