Brahmayoni, aka: Brahmayōni, Brahman-yoni, Brahma-yoni; 5 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Brahmayoni (ब्रह्मयोनि).—A holy place in Kurukṣetra. It is mentioned in Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 83, Stanza 143 that one who bathes in this holy Bath will attain the world of Brahmā.Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
Brahmayoni (ब्रह्मयोनि) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.81.121). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Brahma-yoni) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
brahmayōni (ब्रह्मयोनि).—f (S) A long and narrow hollow through a rock at Benares. Through this every pilgrim must attempt a passage. If he stick in the middle, he is regarded as embarrassed by sin. There is a corresponding hollow way through another rock, called rudrayōni q. v.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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.
1) sprung from Brahman; गुरुणा ब्रह्मयोनिना (guruṇā brahmayoninā) R.1.64.
Brahmayoni is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and yoni (योनि).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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