Brahmananda, Brahmānanda, Brahman-ananda, Brahmanamda: 11 definitions
Brahmananda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
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Yoga (school of philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Yoga
Brahmananda is one of the eighty-four Siddhas associated with eighty-four Yogic postures (āsanas), according to popular tradition in Jodhpur, Rājasthān. These posture-performing Siddhas are drawn from illustrative sources known as the Nava-nātha-caurāsī-siddha from Vȧrāṇasī and the Nava-nātha-caruāsī-siddha-bālāsundarī-yogamāyā from Puṇe. They bear some similarity between the eighty-four Siddhas painted on the walls of the sanctum of the temple in Mahāmandir.
The names of these Siddhas (e.g., Brahmananda) to 19th-century inscription on a painting from Jodhpur, which is labelled as “Maharaja Mansing and eighty-four Yogis”. The association of Siddhas with yogis reveals the tradition of seeing Matsyendra and his disciple Gorakṣa as the founders of haṭhayoga.
Yoga is originally considered a branch of Hindu philosophy (astika), but both ancient and modern Yoga combine the physical, mental and spiritual. Yoga teaches various physical techniques also known as āsanas (postures), used for various purposes (eg., meditation, contemplation, relaxation).
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)
Brahmānanda (ब्रह्मानन्द) refers to “bliss experienced by one situated in brahma”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam
Brahmānanda (ब्रह्मानन्द) refers to:—The bliss of one who is Brahman realized. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
brahmānanda (ब्रह्मानंद).—m (S) The bliss of brahma. 2 The bliss or joy subsisting in absorption into brahma 3 fig. Any great joy; any transport, rapture, or ecstasy. Ex. tyācē grantha pāhatāṃ viśēṣa || bra0 ucambaḷē ||.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
brahmānanda (ब्रह्मानंद).—m The bliss of bramha. Fig. Any great joy.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Brahmānanda (ब्रह्मानन्द).—bliss or rapture of absorption into Brahma; ब्रह्मानन्दसाक्षात्क्रियां (brahmānandasākṣātkriyāṃ) Mv.7.31.
Derivable forms: brahmānandaḥ (ब्रह्मानन्दः).
Brahmānanda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and ānanda (आनन्द).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Brahmānanda (ब्रह्मानन्द) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—vedānta, by Ānandatīrtha. Sūcīpattra. 58.
2) Brahmānanda (ब्रह्मानन्द):—the third chapter of the Pañcadaśī. B. 4, 90.
—[commentary] by Rāmakṛṣṇa. Rice. 158.
3) Brahmānanda (ब्रह्मानन्द):—pupil of Meruśāstrin: Jyotsnā on the Haṭhapradīpikā. Tripurārcanarahasya. Bhāvārthadīpikā Ānandalaharīṭīkā. Śāktānandataraṅgiṇī. Ṣaṭcakradīpikā [tantric]
4) Brahmānanda (ब्रह्मानन्द):—Śivalīlāmṛta. P. 17.
5) Brahmānanda (ब्रह्मानन्द):—Tārārahasya [tantric]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Brahmānanda (ब्रह्मानन्द):—[from brahma > brahman] m. ‘joy in Brahmă’, the rapture of absorption into the one self-existent Spirit, [Rāmatāpanīya-upaniṣad]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of various men and authors (also -giri m., -parama-haṃsa m., -bhāratī m., -yogin m., -yogīndra m., -sārasvatī m., and din, m.)
3) [v.s. ...] Name of [work]
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the rapture of absorption into the one self-existent Spirit.
2) [noun] the state of being in deep sleep; complete unconsciousness.
3) [noun] (fig.) a feeling of overpowering joy; great delight; ecstasy; rapture.
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)
Starts with: Brahmananda bharati, Brahmananda paramahamsa, Brahmananda sarasvati, Brahmananda yogin, Brahmananda yogindra, Brahmanandabharati, Brahmanandagiri, Brahmanandana, Brahmanandanatha, Brahmanandaparamahamsa, Brahmanandasarasvati, Brahmanandastava, Brahmanandasutraktavali, Brahmanandasutramuktavali, Brahmanandavalli, Brahmanandavilasa, Brahmanandayogin, Brahmanandayogindra.
Ends with: Gaudabrahmananda.
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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 1.3.51 < [Chapter 3 - Prapañcātīta (beyond the Material Plane)]
Verse 1.7.126 < [Chapter 7 - Pūrṇa (pinnacle of excellent devotees)]
Verse 2.3.130 < [Chapter 3 - Bhajana (loving service)]
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 2.28.103-104 < [Chapter 28 - The Lord’s Pastime of Accepting Sannyāsa]
Verse 3.2.35 < [Chapter 2 - Description of the Lord’s Travel Through Bhuvaneśvara and Other Placesto Jagannātha Purī]
Verse 2.18.106 < [Chapter 18 - Mahāprabhu’s Dancing as a Gopī]
All Over a Tree < [January 1952]
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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 7 - Śaṅkara and his School < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Part 4 - Teachers and Pupils in Vedānta < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Part 29 - Madhusūdana Sarasvatī (a.d. 1500) < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)