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

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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 (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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.

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