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Brihad, aka: Bṛhad; 1 Definition(s)

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Brihad means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Bṛhad can be transliterated into English as Brhad or Brihad, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

1a) Bṛhad (बृहद्).—The place of Bṛhaspati in the maṇḍala.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 53. 59.

1b) A Jayādeva.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 66. 6.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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