Brahmapura, Brahma-pura, Brahman-pura: 8 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 108. 39, 45; 109. 39.
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.
India history and geogprahySource: archive.org: Geography in Ancient Indian inscriptions
Brahmapura (ब्रह्मपुर).—The town of Brahmapura is mentioned in Jhar and Sorath grants of Dharasena II. The place lay near Vajdi, which is about thirty kilometres from Junagadh.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Brahmapura.—(EI 2), same as brahmapurī; a rent-free village in the possession of Brāhmaṇas; same as agrahāra, etc. Note: brahmapura is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Brahmapura (ब्रह्मपुर).—the heart; दिव्ये ब्रह्मपुरे ह्येष व्योम्न्यात्मा प्रतिष्ठितः (divye brahmapure hyeṣa vyomnyātmā pratiṣṭhitaḥ) Muṇḍ.2.2.7.
2) the body; Ch. Up.
Derivable forms: brahmapuram (ब्रह्मपुरम्).
Brahmapura is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and pura (पुर).
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1) the city of Brahman (in heaven).
2) Name of Benares.
Derivable forms: brahmapuram (ब्रह्मपुरम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Brahmapura (ब्रह्मपुर).—[neuter] ī [feminine] Brahman's city (in heaven), also [Name] of [several] cities on the earth.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Brahmapura (ब्रह्मपुर):—[=brahma-pura] [from brahma > brahman] n. ‘Brahmā’s town’, Name of a city in heaven, [Mahābhārata] (-māhātmya n. Name of [work])
2) [v.s. ...] of a city on earth, [Varāha-mihira; Hitopadeśa]
3) [v.s. ...] of a kingdom, [Buddhist literature]
4) [v.s. ...] the heart, [Māṇḍūkya-upaniṣad, 12 mantra]
5) [v.s. ...] the body, [Chāndogya-upaniṣad] (cf. [Indian Wisdom, by Sir M. Monier-Williams 116, 2])
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.
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Buddhist records of the Western world (Xuanzang) (by Samuel Beal)
Chapter 11 - Country of P’o-lo-hih-mo-pu-lo (Brahmapura) < [Book IV - Fifteen Countries]
Chapter 10 - Country of Mo-ti-pu-lo (Matipura) < [Book IV - Fifteen Countries]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 11 - Śiva and Himavat meet together < [Section 2.3 - Rudra-saṃhitā (3): Pārvatī-khaṇḍa]
Brahma Upanishad of Krishna-yajurveda (by K. Narayanasvami Aiyar)
Brihat Samhita (by N. Chidambaram Iyer)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 3 - Śrī Vāsudeva to Be Worshipped by All < [Section 9 - Vāsudeva-māhātmya]
Chapter 2 - A List of Different Sacred Places of Śiva on the Earth < [Section 3b - Arunācala-khaṇḍa (Uttarārdha)]
Chapter 17 - Manifestation of Vāsudeva < [Section 9 - Vāsudeva-māhātmya]
Brahma Sutras (Vedanta Sutras) (by George Thibaut)