Brahmanaspati, Brahmaṇaspati: 5 definitions
Brahmanaspati 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)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Brahmaṇaspati (ब्रह्मणस्पति).—To be worshipped for increase of brahmavarcas.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa II. 3. 2.
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: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Brahmaṇaspati (ब्रह्मणस्पति).—[masculine] = bṛhaspati.
[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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] Viṣṇu.
2) [noun] Břhaspati, the god of wisdom and eloquence, and the preceptor of gods.
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: Brahmanaspatisukta.
Ends with: Indrabrahmanaspati.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 2.26.2 < [Sukta 26]
Rig Veda 2.24.13 < [Sukta 24]
Rig Veda 2.25.3 < [Sukta 25]
Bharadvaja-srauta-sutra (by C. G. Kashikar)
Satapatha-brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Kāṇḍa VIII, adhyāya 4, brāhmaṇa 3 < [Eight Kāṇḍa]
Kāṇḍa XIV, adhyāya 1, brāhmaṇa 2 < [Fourteenth Kāṇḍa]
Kāṇḍa XIV, adhyāya 2, brāhmaṇa 1 < [Fourteenth Kāṇḍa]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 6 - The quest after Brahman: the struggle and the failures < [Chapter III - The Earlier Upaniṣads (700 B.c.— 600 B.c.)]
Part 11 - Cosmogony—Mythological and philosophical < [Chapter II - The Vedas, Brāhmaṇas And Their Philosophy]
Part 3 - Brāhmaṇas and the Early Upaniṣads < [Chapter III - The Earlier Upaniṣads (700 B.c.— 600 B.c.)]
Baudhayana Dharmasutra (by Georg Bühler)
Vishnudharmottara Purana (Art and Architecture) (by Bhagyashree Sarma)