Brahmavid, Brahman-vid: 8 definitions
Brahmavid 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) knowing the Supreme Spirit; ब्रह्मविद् ब्रह्मैव भवति (brahmavid brahmaiva bhavati). (-m.) a sage, theologian, philosopher.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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Starts with: Brahmavid pravaradasa, Brahmavida, Brahmavidashirvadapaddhati, Brahmavidvams, Brahmavidvas, Brahmavidvish, Brahmavidya, Brahmavidyabharana, Brahmavidyamahodadhi, Brahmavidyamuktaphala, Brahmavidyapaddhati, Brahmavidyatirtha, Brahmavidyavijaya, Brahmavidyavilasa, Brahmavidye, Brahmavidyopanishad.
Search found 10 books and stories containing Brahmavid, Brahman-vid, Brahma-vid; (plurals include: Brahmavids, vids). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Taittiriya Upanishad (by A. Mahadeva Sastri)
Chapter II - Brahma-vidyā in a Nutshell < [A - Brahmavidyā expounded]
Chapter III - Knowledge and Liberation < [A - Brahmavidyā expounded]
Chapter V - Summum Bonum < [A - Brahmavidyā expounded]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 5.20 < [Chapter 5 - Karma-sannyāsa-yoga (Yoga through Renunciation of Action)]
Verse 8.24 < [Chapter 8 - Tāraka-brahma-yoga (the Yoga of Absolute Deliverance)]
Verse 14.2 < [Chapter 14 - Guṇa-traya-vibhāga-yoga]
Shiva Gita (study and summary) (by K. V. Anantharaman)
Shakti and Shakta (by John Woodroffe)
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Complete works of Swami Abhedananda (by Swami Prajnanananda)