Brahmavid, Brahman-vid: 8 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Brahmavid (ब्रह्मविद्).—a.

1) knowing the Supreme Spirit; ब्रह्मविद् ब्रह्मैव भवति (brahmavid brahmaiva bhavati). (-m.) a sage, theologian, philosopher.

Brahmavid is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and vid (विद्). See also (synonyms): brahmavida.

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

Brahmavid (ब्रह्मविद्).—m. (-vit or -vid) A sage, one who knows the nature of the Supreme Spirit. E. brahma and vid who knows.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Brahmavid (ब्रह्मविद्).—i. e. brahman -vid, m. One who knows the Supreme Spirit; a wise one.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Brahmavid (ब्रह्मविद्).—[adjective] having sacred knowledge; [masculine] theologian, philosopher, sage.

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

1) Brahmavid (ब्रह्मविद्):—[=brahma-vid] [from brahma > brahman] mfn. knowing the one Brahmă, a Vedic philosopher, [Atharva-veda] etc. etc. (also -vida)

2) [v.s. ...] skilled in sacred spells or magic, [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Śiva, [Religious Thought and Life in India 84]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Brahmavid (ब्रह्मविद्):—[brahma-vid] (t-d) 5. m. A sage.

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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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