Brihan, Bṛhan: 1 definition
Brihan 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.
The Sanskrit term Bṛhan can be transliterated into English as Brhan or Brihan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bṛhan (बृहन्):—[from bṛṃh] in [compound] for bṛhat.
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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Search found 9 books and stories containing Brihan, Bṛhan, Brhan; (plurals include: Brihans, Bṛhans, Brhans). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 3.52.4 < [Sukta 52]
Rig Veda 8.15.9 < [Sukta 15]
Rig Veda 6.24.3 < [Sukta 24]
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Text 35 < [Chapter 1 - Prathama-yāma-sādhana (Niśānta-bhajana–śraddhā)]
Text 3 < [Chapter 1 - Prathama-yāma-sādhana (Niśānta-bhajana–śraddhā)]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 1.4.8 < [Chapter 4 - Bhakta (the devotee)]
Verse 2.2.162 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna (knowledge)]
Verse 2.2.161 < [Chapter 2 - Jñāna (knowledge)]
Cidgaganacandrika (study) (by S. Mahalakshmi)
Verse 222-223 [Śakti as Wave in the Ocean of Prakāśa Śiva] < [Chapter 4 - Fourth Vimarśa]
Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 32 - Description of Creation (3): The family of Kaśyapa < [Section 5 - Umā-Saṃhitā]