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Definition of the noun brahma

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noun - plural:

  • brahma: brahmas
  • Brahma: Brahmas

  1. the Creator; one of the three major deities in the later Hindu pantheon
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • instance of: Hindu deity = a deity worshipped by the Hindus
    • member of: Trimurti = the triad of divinities of later Hinduism
  2. any of several breeds of Indian cattle; especially a large American heat and tick resistant greyish humped breed evolved in the Gulf States by interbreeding Indian cattle and now used chiefly for crossbreeding
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • scientific name: Bos indicus
    • synonyms of Brahma: Brahman / Brahmin
    • more generic word: bovine = any of various members of the genus Bos
    • more specific word: zebu = domesticated ox having a humped back and long horns and a large dewlap
    • member of: Bos / genus Bos = wild and domestic cattle
    • observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
      map of observational data from the GBIF
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Alternative definition of the noun brahma

noun

  1. A large domestic fowl from the Brahmaputra region of India.
  2. A breed of Indian cattle, Bos indicus.

Phrases with Brahma

  1. Brahma Cattle
  2. Onitis Brahma
  3. Tephritis brahma
  4. Niviventer Brahma
  5. Actinoptera Brahma
  6. Parhydraena brahma
  7. species Tephritis brahma
  8. Species Niviventer Brahma
  9. species Actinoptera brahma
  10. Species Parhydraena Brahma

Business

Brahma a.k.a. Brahma beer: Brahma is a Brazilian beer, originally made by the Companhia Cervejaria Brahma, which was founded in 1888.

People

  1. Brahma a.k.a. Alan Jouban is a mixed martial artist.
  2. Brahma a.k.a. Jessica Blyth Barrymore is the daughter of Nina Wayne and John Drew Barrymore.

There are other people with Brahma in their name, like Brahma Bagwan, Brahma Kadali, Brahma Mishra, Debashish Brahma, Sri Atla Brahma Reddy and Brahma Dos Rosencrantz.

Group

Brahma is a musical group.

Writings

"Brahma" is a poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson, written in 1856. It is named for Brahma, the Hindu god of creation.

Films

  1. "Brahma" is a 2014 Indian Action historical drama film directed by R. Chandru and produced by Manjunath Babu. The film was simultaneously made in Kannada and Telugu and subsequently dubbed into Tamil. The film stars Upendra, essaying dual roles, and Pranitha Subhash in the lead roles, while actors Nassar, Rahul Dev and Shayaji Shinde play other prominent roles. The film spanning four generations, from the 16th to the 21st century, features an original soundtrack by Gurukiran. It's Karnataka Distribution rights have been sold out for a record price of 150 million. Brahma is one of the most expensive Kannada movies of all time. The film opened to an overwhelming response from the audience as well as the critics and got a grand opening at the Box Office by collecting a Record-Breaking 97.5 million in its first weekend by releasing in a record 276 screens and 1076 shows all over Karnataka. It was labeled as an out an out commercial action entertainer with all the elements of keeping the audience entertained, particularly in the second half. The bilingual movie is now all set to release in Telugu language in March.
  2. "Brahma" a.k.a. "Bramma" is a 1991 Tamil film directed by K. Subash. The film stars Sathyaraj in the lead role pairing with Kushboo Sundar and Bhanupriya. The film was a Deepavali release, with largely positive reviews and completed 100 days in theaters & was a blockbuster. The film was remade in Telugu as same name with Mohan Babu and in Hindi with same name with Govinda.
  3. "Brahma" is a 1994 Indian Bollywood film directed by K. Subash and produced by S. Ramanathan. It stars Govinda, Madhoo and Ayesha Jhulka in pivotal roles.

Miscellanea

Brahma: Brahmā is the Hindu god of creation and one of the Trimūrti, the others being Vishnu and Shiva. According to the Brahmā Purāṇa, he is the father of Manu, and from Manu all human beings are descended. In the Rāmāyaṇa and the Mahābhārata, he is often referred to as the progenitor or great grandsire of all human beings. He is not to be confused with the Supreme Cosmic Spirit in Hindu Vedānta philosophy known as Brahman, which is genderless. Brahmā's wife is Saraswati. Saraswati is also known by names such as Sāvitri and Gāyatri, and has taken different forms throughout history. Brahmā is often identified with Prajāpati, a Vedic deity. Being the husband of Saraswati or Vaac Devi, Brahma is also known as "Vaagish," meaning "Lord of Speech and Sound.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Brahma

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Google previewEsoteric Anatomy (2012)

The Body as Consciousness by Bruce Burger

Brahma is the inner potency of vibration, the omnipresent center of all manifestation. the resonance of Creative Intelligence at the...

Brahma is an ever: xpanding cycle of conscious breath whose force encompasses all energy in creation.

Google previewIndia: and on the prince of Wales's visit to the Far east (1876)

by Mary Anne Macmullen

Brahma is the creator, Vishnu the preserver, and Siva the destroyer . Brahma is not honoured with any festivals, only a single flower is occasionally ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Asian Mythology (2001)

by David Leeming

Brahma 27 hisattvacarya) leading to enlightenment, and there are many celebrated bodhisattvas (See Buddhism, Avalokitesvara). Bon—Bon is the ancient indigenous pre-Buddhist religion of Tibet. It was shamanistic (see Shamanism) and ...

Google previewReligions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices [6 volumes] (2010)

A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices by J. Gordon Melton, Martin Baumann

The Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU), headquartered in India , describes itself as an international nongovernmental organization rather than as a religion. It does nonetheless accord a central role to concepts such as ...

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Scrabble value of B3R1A1H4M3A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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