Brahmajnana, aka: Brahmajñāna, Brahman-jnana; 3 Definition(s)
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Brahmajñāna (ब्रह्मज्ञान).—One of the four means of attaining mukti.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 105. 16.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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brahmajñāna (ब्रह्मज्ञान).—n (S) Knowledge of brahma as the cause and the essence of the universe,--as, according to the Vedant system, the substantive basis of all bodies and beings physical, spiritual, and divine. See under brahma. Applied freely in the general sense of Divine, spiritual, sacred, or holy knowledge. Pr. lōkāsa sāṅgē bra0 āpaṇa kōraḍā pāṣāṇa.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
brahmajñāna (ब्रह्मज्ञान).—n Knowledge of bramha as the cause and the essence of the universe. Divine knowledge.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
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Search found 8 books and stories containing Brahmajnana, Brahmajñāna or Brahman-jnana. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Vivekachudamani (by Shankara)
Brihat Samhita (by N. Chidambaram Iyer)
Lesson X - The Illumination < [Book I - Shiksha Valli]
Chapter II - Brahma-vidyā in a Nutshell < [A - Brahmavidyā expounded]
Chapter III - Some Minor Contemplations < [Book III - Bhriguvalli]
Shakti and Shakta (by John Woodroffe)
Chapter XII - Alleged conflict of Śāstras < [Section 1 - Introductory]
Chapter XXVI - Śākta Sādhanā (the Ordinary Ritual) < [Section 3 - Ritual]
Chapter VI - Śakti and Śākta < [Section 1 - Introductory]
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)