Brahmavrinda, Brahmavṛnda, Brahman-vrinda: 5 definitions


Brahmavrinda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Brahmavṛnda can be transliterated into English as Brahmavrnda or Brahmavrinda, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

brahmavṛnda (ब्रह्मवृंद).—m S A company or an assembly of Brahmans. 2 fig. A term for a Brahman eminent (for piety or learning).

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

brahmavṛnda (ब्रह्मवृंद).—m A company of Brahmans.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Brahmavṛnda (ब्रह्मवृन्द).—an assemblage of Brāhmaṇas.

Derivable forms: brahmavṛndam (ब्रह्मवृन्दम्).

Brahmavṛnda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and vṛnda (वृन्द).

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

Brahmavṛndā (ब्रह्मवृन्दा).—f.

(-ndrā) The capital of Brahma. E. brahman and vṛnda heap, assemblage.

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

1) Brahmavṛnda (ब्रह्मवृन्द):—[=brahma-vṛnda] [from brahma > brahman] n. a company or assemblage of Brāhmans, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

2) Brahmavṛndā (ब्रह्मवृन्दा):—[=brahma-vṛndā] [from brahma-vṛnda > brahma > brahman] f. Name of the city of Brahmā, [Horace H. Wilson]

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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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