Brahmasadana: 5 definitions
Brahmasadana 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
Brahmasadana (ब्रह्मसदन).—Here Gangā divides into four branches: the abode of Brahmā.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 17. 4-5; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 9. 20.
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
Brahmasadana (ब्रह्मसदन).—[neuter] Brahman's seat or hall.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Brahmasadana (ब्रह्मसदन):—[=brahma-sadana] [from brahma > brahman] n. the seat of the chief priest, [???]
2) [v.s. ...] = -sadas, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
3) [v.s. ...] Name of a Tīrtha, [Catalogue(s)]
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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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Gobhila-grihya-sutra (by Hermann Oldenberg)
Apastamba Dharma-sutra (by Āpastamba)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
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