Brahmarshi, aka: Brahmarṣi; 5 Definition(s)
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The Sanskrit term Brahmarṣi can be transliterated into English as Brahmarsi or Brahmarshi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Brahmaṛṣi (ब्रह्मऋषि).—The seven chief sages of whom Bhṛgu was the chief;1 Vālakhilyas are Brahmaṛṣis;2 heard the vedas from Brahmā;3 obtained Sāyujya at Benares;4 ety. see Brahmā;5 got established in the Brahmaloka.6
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 21. 13; VIII. 4. 23; XI. 14. 4.
- 2) XII. 11. 49.
- 3) Ib. XII. 6. 45; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 89-91, 97.
- 4) Matsya-purāṇa 185. 12.
- 5) Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 80-1.
- 6) Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 88.
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Brahmarṣi (ब्रह्मर्षि) is a Sanskrit word referring to a title meaning “sage among the brāhmaṇas.”Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism
India history and geogprahy
Brahmarṣi.—(EI 22), a Brāhmaṇa sage. Note: brahmarṣi is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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.
Languages of India and abroad
brahmarṣi (ब्रह्मर्षि).—m S A ṛṣi or divine saint of a particular (Brahmanical) order. In the ancient day this term was applied to Brahmans (from their reputed sanctity).Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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.
(-rṣiḥ) A divine saint, a Rishi of a particular class, including Vasisht'Ha, &c. E. brahma a Brahman, and ṛṣi a saint; the saints of this class are supposed to be of the Brahminical order.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.7.80 < [Chapter 7 - Jagad-ānanda: The Bliss of the Worlds]
Verse 2.2.150-151 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna: Knowledge]
The Ramayana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter LI < [Book 1 - Bāla-kāṇḍa]
Chapter LIV < [Book 1 - Bāla-kāṇḍa]
Chapter LXV < [Book 1 - Bāla-kāṇḍa]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Chapter VI - Division of the Sama-veda < [Book III]
Topographical Lists from the Mahābhārata < [Book II]
The Mahabharata - Third Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)