Brahmamarga, Brahma-marga, Brahmamārga: 2 definitions


Brahmamarga 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.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Brahmamarga in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Brahmamārga (ब्रह्ममार्ग) refers to the “path of Brahmā”, according to the Śrīmatottara-tantra, an expansion of the Kubjikāmatatantra: the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.—Accordingly, “[...] (Kuṇḍalinī, the energy in the body) whose form is that of a sleeping snake and (which is) shaped (round like) an earring, awakes and moves quickly following the path of the Channel of Brahmā (brahmānāḍī-pathānugā). She moves by the Path of Brahmā [i.e., brahmamārga] (and advances) progressively piercing through the body (liṅgabhedakrama) and, having penetrated into the Supreme Place, that is, the supreme limit (parāntika) at the end of the Transmental, (the adept experiences) the oneness of Śiva and Śakti which is the ‘churning’ that is like wonder. [...]”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Brahmamarga in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Brahmamārga (ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಮಾರ್ಗ):—[noun] the path for attaining the Supreme Knowledge (as per the philosopy of upanishads).

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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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