Brahmapurusha, aka: Brahman-purusha, Brahmapuruṣa; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Brahmapurusha 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.

The Sanskrit term Brahmapuruṣa can be transliterated into English as Brahmapurusa or Brahmapurusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[Brahmapurusha in Marathi glossaries]

brahmapuruṣa (ब्रह्मपुरुष).—m (S) See brahmarākṣasa.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of brahmapurusha or brahmapurusa in the context of Marathi from relevant books on Exotic India

Relevant definitions

Search found 1434 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Purusha
Puruṣa (पुरुष).—See under Prakṛti.
Kimpurusha
Kimpuruṣa (किम्पुरुष).—General. A King called Agnīdhra was born in the dynasty of Priyavrata, s...
Brahman
Brahman (ब्रह्मन्).—n. [bṛṃh-manin nakārasyākāre ṛto ratvam; cf. Uṇ.4.145.]1) The Supreme Being...
Brahmacarya
Brahmacarya (ब्रह्मचर्य), or “stage of studentship” refers to the first of the four Āśramas (“s...
Purushottama
Puruṣottama (पुरुषोत्तम).—Śrī Kṛṣṇa. He got this name because of his Pūraṇa (filling) and Sadan...
Brahmaloka
Brahmaloka (ब्रह्मलोक).—the world of Brahman. Derivable forms: brahmalokaḥ (ब्रह्मलोकः).Brahmal...
Brahmayajna
Brahmayajña (ब्रह्मयज्ञ).—A special sacrifice to be performed by a Brāhmin only. The rules and ...
Tatpurusha
Tatpuruṣa (तत्पुरुष) refers to one of the five faces of Sadāśiva that revealed the Āgamas (sacr...
Purushartha
Puruṣārtha (पुरुषार्थ, “renunciation”) refers to the concept of “four ends of life”.—These four...
Brahmavihara
Brahmavihāra (ब्रह्मविहार).—a pious conduct, perfect state; Buddh. Derivable forms: brahmavihār...
Brahmanda
Brahmāṇḍa (ब्रह्माण्ड).—The word Brahmāṇḍa means the aṇḍa of Brahmā (aṇḍa-egg), the Supreme Bei...
Brahmapurana
Brahmapurāṇa (ब्रह्मपुराण).—(brāhmapurāṇa) This is a great book of twenty-five thousand verses...
Parapurusha
Parapuruṣa (परपुरुष).—1) another man, a stranger. 2) the Supreme Spirit, Viṣṇu. 3) the husband ...
Brahmastra
Brahmāstra (ब्रह्मास्त्र).—This is known by another name Brahmaśirāstra also. This weapon was g...
Brahmarandhra
Brahmarandhra (ब्रह्मरन्ध्र, “cranial apperture”) refers to one of the sixteen types of “locus”...

Relevant text