Brahmakshetra, Brahmakṣetra, Brahma-kshetra: 4 definitions
Brahmakshetra 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.
The Sanskrit term Brahmakṣetra can be transliterated into English as Brahmaksetra or Brahmakshetra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Brahmakṣetra (ब्रह्मक्षेत्र).—A mahātīrtha founded by Brahmā in olden days in Kurukṣetra; famous as the place of origin for the vāyu purāṇa the home of the seven sages.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 59. 106-7; 97. 5.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Brahmakṣetra (ब्रह्मक्षेत्र):—[=brahma-kṣetra] [from brahma > brahman] n. Name of a sacred district, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa]
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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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Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
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The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)