Brahman

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit ब्रह्मन् (bráhman).

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Brahman

  1. (Hinduism) A concept of Hinduism. Brahman is the unchanging, infinite, immanent, and transcendent reality which is the Divine Ground of all matter, energy, time, space, being, and everything beyond in this Universe. The nature of Brahman is described as transpersonal, personal and impersonal by different philosophical schools.
  2. (dated) a Brahmin
    • "At this, Virāṭa was enraged and said to Yudhiṣṭhira, 'O Brāhman, you speak as though my son and this eunuch are equals.'" (Mahābhārata: "Virāṭa Parva")

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Proper noun[edit]

Brahman m

  1. Alternative spelling of Brâman.