Brahmanadi, Brahmanadī, Brāhmaṇādī, Brāhmaṇādi, Brahman-nadi: 7 definitions
Brahmanadi 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.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)
Brāhmaṇādi (ब्राह्मणादि).—A class of words headed by the word ब्राह्मण (brāhmaṇa) to which the tad. affix य (ya) (ष्यञ् (ṣyañ)) is added in the sense of 'nature' or 'duty'; e. g. ब्राह्मण्यं (brāhmaṇyaṃ) (ब्राह्मणस्य भावः कर्म वा (brāhmaṇasya bhāvaḥ karma vā)); cf ब्राह्मणादिराकृतिगणः आदिशव्दः प्रकारवचनः (brāhmaṇādirākṛtigaṇaḥ ādiśavdaḥ prakāravacanaḥ) Kas. on P. V.1.24.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)
Brahmānāḍī (ब्रह्मानाडी) refers to the “channel of Brahmā”, according to the Śrīmatottara-tantra, an expansion of the Kubjikāmatatantra: the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.—Accordingly, “Then, O goddess, one should prepare the inner (mental) organ [i.e., antaḥkaraṇa]. Having exhaled the breath and then having drawn it in again into one’s own body, retain it. Once (it has) entered the Root Wheel, it should be checked below and above. (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). [...]”.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Brahmanadī (ब्रह्मनदी).—an epithet of the river Sarasvatī.
Brahmanadī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and nadī (नदी).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Brahmanadī (ब्रह्मनदी):—[=brahma-nadī] [from brahma > brahman] f. ‘Brahmā’s river’, Name of the Sarasvatī, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
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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.
Brahmanāḍi (ಬ್ರಹ್ಮನಾಡಿ):—[noun] (yoga) the central part of suṣumne, a important passage that exist in the body for the internal, vital winds.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Brahman, Brahma, Nadi.
Starts with: Brahmanadikajati, Brahmanadimbha.
Ends with: Parabrahmanadi.
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Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
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