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What does Brahma mean?


  1. the Creator; one of the three major deities in the later Hindu pantheon
    • 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
    • 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

Alternative definition


  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. Tephritis brahma
  3. Niviventer Brahma
  4. Actinoptera Brahma
  5. Parhydraena brahma
  6. species Tephritis brahma
  7. Species Niviventer Brahma
  8. species Actinoptera brahma
  9. Species Parhydraena Brahma


  1. "Brahma" is a 2014 Indian Action historical drama film directed by R. Chandru and produced by...
  2. "Brahma" is a 1994 Indian Bollywood film directed by K. Subhash and produced by S. Ramanathan. It stars Govinda, Madhoo and Ayesha Jhulka in pivotal roles.
  3. "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 released with largely positive reviews and was a blockbuster.


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


Brahma a.k.a. Jessica Blyth Barrymore is the daughter of Nina Wayne and John Drew Barrymore.

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Brahma is a musical group.


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  1. Brahma: Brahmā is the Hindu god of creation and one of the Trimūrti, the others being Viṣņu and Śiva. According to the Brahmā Purāņa, he is the father of Manu, and from Manu all human beings are descended. In the Rāmāyaņa 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. Saraswati is the Vedic Goddess, revered as Vedamāta, meaning Mother of the Vedas. Brahmā is often identified with Prajāpati, a Vedic deity.
  2. Brahma: Brahmas are an Asiatic breed of chicken, originating in the Brahmaputra region in India where they were known as "Gray Chittagongs." Their heritage is unclear, but they are believed to be closely related to the Jungle Fowl and the Cochin.

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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 nucleus of every atom of creation. The phenomenal world is an emanation from this primary creative ground.

Google previewThe Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism: A-M (2002)

by James G. Lochtefeld

Brahma and requiring continual infusions of life- sustaining blood to maintain their powers. See also witchcraft. Boar Avatar The third avatar, or "incarnation," of the god Vishnu. Vishnu takes this form at the beginning of one of the cosmic ages , ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of New Religious Movements (2004)

by Peter Clarke

The 'Brahma Kumaris' are a world-wide millenarian movement originating in the 1930s in Hyderabad (then north-west India, now Pakistan) in response to revelations of the Sindhi diamond merchant Dada Lekhraj (see Lekhraj, Dada).

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

BRAHMA, Drama, or Brihra, in the Hindoo religion, the celebrated deity of Hindostan, from whose person, in various ascending degrees of honor, the four great tribes, or castes, of the Hindoos are said to have proceeded. These castes, from ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Cults, Sects, and New Religions (2002)

by James R. Lewis

The Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU) focuses on understanding the self, its inner resources and strengths, and developing attributes of leadership and the highest level of personal integrity. The BKWSU is a ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of World Religions (1999)

by Wendy Doniger

BRAHMA influenced by Indian Gupta and post-Gupta art. Within a few centuries of its construction the area suffered a volcanic eruption, and Borobudur was virtually buried in volcanic dust. It was then abandoned and overgrown by vegetation ...

Google previewLondon encyclopaedia; or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature and practical mechanics (1829)

comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge by Thomas Tegg

BRAHMA, Brama, or Brimha, in the Hindoo religion, the celebrated deity of Hindostan, from whose person, in various ascending degrees of honor, the four great tribes, or castes, of the Hindoos are said to have proceeded. These castes, from ...

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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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