Brahmadana, Brahmadāna, Brahman-dana: 9 definitions
Brahmadana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Brahmadāna (ब्रह्मदान):—[(brahman + dāna)] n. das Mittheilen des heiligen Wissens [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 4, 233.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Brahmadāna (ब्रह्मदान):—n. das Mittheilen des Veda.
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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Partial matches: Brahman, Brahma, Dana.
Full-text: Brahmapeta, Brahmadhana, Vishish, Brahma.
Search found 4 books and stories containing Brahmadana, Brahmadāna, Brahman-dana, Brahman-dāna, Brahma-dana, Brahma-dāna; (plurals include: Brahmadanas, Brahmadānas, danas, dānas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 4.233 < [Section XV - Charity]
Temples of Munnur (Historical Study) (by R. Muthuraman)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 61 - A dissertation on Music < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
Chapter 16 - Praise of charitable gifts in Śrāddha < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 56 - Fruit of Dāna Described < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]