Brihatsaman, Bṛhatsāman, Brihat-saman: 2 definitions
Brihatsaman 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 Bṛhatsāman can be transliterated into English as Brhatsaman or Brihatsaman, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Bṛhatsāman (बृहत्सामन्).—The name of a hymn. (Ṛgveda, Maṇḍala 1, Anuvāka 10, Sūkta 52).
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bṛhatsāman (बृहत्सामन्).—Name of a Sāman; बृहत्साम तथा साम्नाम् (bṛhatsāma tathā sāmnām) Bg.1.35.
Bṛhatsāman is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bṛhat and sāman (सामन्).
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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Satapatha Brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Kāṇḍa XII, adhyāya 2, brāhmaṇa 2 < [Twelfth Kāṇḍa]
Kāṇḍa IV, adhyāya 3, brāhmaṇa 3 < [Fourth Kāṇḍa]
Corrections to volume 4 (kāṇḍa 8-10) < [Additions and Corrections]
Brahma Sutras (Vedanta Sutras) (by George Thibaut)
Baudhayana Dharmasutra (by Georg Bühler)
Gautama Dharmasūtra (by Gautama)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 4 - Pronunciation of a curse on Jayas < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
Chapter 8 - God Brahmā’s mental creation < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
Chapter 7 - Different dynasties enumerated < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 125 - The Merit of Listening to or Reciting This Purāna < [Section 2 - Bhūmi-khaṇḍa (section on the earth)]
Chapter 27 - The rite (vidhi) of installation of Lakes etc. < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]