Brahmopadesha, Brahmopadeśa, Brahman-upadesha: 3 definitions
Brahmopadesha 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 Brahmopadeśa can be transliterated into English as Brahmopadesa or Brahmopadesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Brahmopadeśa (ब्रह्मोपदेश).—The initiation ceremony in Upanayana.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 8. 4.
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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
brahmōpadēśa (ब्रह्मोपदेश).—m (S) Instruction regarding brahma--regarding the divine cause and essence of existencies and the abstract or contemplative worship appropriate to it.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Brahmopadeśa (ब्रह्मोपदेश).—instruction in the Vedas or sacred knowledge. °नेतृ (netṛ) m. the Palāśa tree.
Derivable forms: brahmopadeśaḥ (ब्रह्मोपदेशः).
Brahmopadeśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms brahman and upadeśa (उपदेश).
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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