Brahmashirshan, Brahmaśīrṣan, Brahman-shirshan: 1 definition

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Brahmashirshan 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.

The Sanskrit term Brahmaśīrṣan can be transliterated into English as Brahmasirsan or Brahmashirshan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Brahmaśīrṣan (ब्रह्मशीर्षन्).—n. Name of a particular missile; अस्त्रं ब्रह्मशिरस्तस्मै ततस्तोषाद्ददौ गुरुः (astraṃ brahmaśirastasmai tatastoṣāddadau guruḥ) Bm.1.649.

Brahmaśīrṣan is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and śīrṣan (शीर्षन्). See also (synonyms): brahmaśiras.

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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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