Brahmakunda, Brahmakuṇḍa: 4 definitions
Brahmakunda 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Brahmakuṇḍa (ब्रह्मकुण्ड).—In Brahmakṣetra.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 59. 122; 83. 20; 110. 8.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Brahmakuṇḍa (ब्रह्मकुण्ड):—[=brahma-kuṇḍa] [from brahma > brahman] n. Name of a sacred pool, [Kālikā-purāṇa]
[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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Brahma, Kunda.
Full-text: Gayayatra, Lohargala, Ahicchatra, Gaya.
Search found 8 books and stories containing Brahmakunda, Brahmakuṇḍa, Brahma-kunda, Brahma-kuṇḍa; (plurals include: Brahmakundas, Brahmakuṇḍas, kundas, kuṇḍas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 153 - Greatness of Hiraṇyeśvara (Hiraṇya-īśvara) < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 147 - Greatness of Brahmakuṇḍa < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 14 - Brahmā’s Redemption from Śiva’s Curse < [Section 1 - Setu-māhātmya]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 1.17.77 < [Chapter 17 - The Lord’s Travel to Gayā]
Verse 1.17.31 < [Chapter 17 - The Lord’s Travel to Gayā]
Introduction to chapter 17 < [Chapter 17 - The Lord’s Travel to Gayā]
Song 31 < [Kaiśora-Līlā, Prabhura Gaya-yātrā (The Lord’s Pilgrimage to Gaya)]
Song 41 < [Sārvabhauma-sammilana (Meeting Sārvabhauma)]
Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 6 - Rājagṛha supreme seat (a): King Jarāsandha < [Chapter II - Origin and Function of Rājagṛha as the seat of Monarchy]
Chaitanya's Life and Teachings (by Krishna-das Kaviraj)
Sri Krishna-Chaitanya (by Nisikanta Sanyal)