Brahmatejomaya: 3 definitions


Brahmatejomaya 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.

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

[«previous next»] — Brahmatejomaya in Dharmashastra glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra

Brahmatejomaya (ब्रह्मतेजोमय) refers to “the natural Power of Hiraṇyagarbha”. More specifically, it is a valedictory epithet of ‘punishment’ translating to “constituted of the essence of Hiraṇyagarbha”. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (also see the Manubhāṣya verse 7.14)

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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Brahmatejomaya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Brahmatejomaya (ब्रह्मतेजोमय):—[=brahma-tejo-maya] [from brahma-tejas > brahma > brahman] mf(ī)n., formed of B°’s glory, [Manu-smṛti; Pañcarātra]

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Brahmatejomaya in German

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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 (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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