Brahmavadya, Brahman-vadya: 6 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Brahmavadya (ब्रह्मवद्य).—knowledge of Brahma.

Derivable forms: brahmavadyam (ब्रह्मवद्यम्).

Brahmavadya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and vadya (वद्य).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Brahmavadya (ब्रह्मवद्य).—n.

(-dyaṃ) Knowledge or declaration of Brahma, the knowledge of the universal permeation of one spirit, as taught by the Vedanta system of philosophy. E. Brahma or the spiritual deity, vad to speak or declare, aff. kyap, also with the aff. yat, and the semi-vowel changed, brahmodya n.


Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Brahmavadya (ब्रह्मवद्य):—[=brahma-vadya] [from brahma > brahman] n. recitation of sacred texts, [Śāṅkhāyana-brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] = brahmodya, [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] mf(ā)n. (in dyā-kathā), [Vopadeva]

4) Brahmavādya (ब्रह्मवाद्य):—[=brahma-vādya] [from brahma > brahman] n. rivalry in sacred knowledge or in magical power, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Brahmavadya (ब्रह्मवद्य):—n.

1) das Hersagen von Sprüchen [Śāṅkhāyana’s Brāhmaṇa (Weber) 27,4.] —

2) = brahmodya. — Soll auch Adj. (f. ā) sein.

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Brahmavādya (ब्रह्मवाद्य):—n. ein Wettstreit um Heiligkeit , — um magische Kraft.

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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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