Brahmaghna, Brahman-ghna: 9 definitions
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Brahmaghna (ब्रह्मघ्न):—[(brahman + ghna)]
1) adj. subst. Brahmanenmörder [Rāmāyaṇa.3,16,13.] [Spr. 1990.] [ADHYĀTMAR.1,1,56.] [Oxforder Handschriften 25,a,24.] —
2) f. ī Aloe perfoliata Lin. [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Brahmaghna (ब्रह्मघ्न):—m. Brahmanenmörder. — brahmaghni s.u. brahmahan.
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Search found 4 books and stories containing Brahmaghna, Brahman-ghna, Brahma-ghna; (plurals include: Brahmaghnas, ghnas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 20 - The war between demon Kuśa and Viṣṇu < [Section 4 - Dvārakā-māhātmya]
Chapter 119 - Greatness of Balātibaladaityaghnī (Bala-Atibala-daitya-ghnī) < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 106 - Glorification of Brāhmaṇas < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Harshacharita (socio-cultural Study) (by Mrs. Nandita Sarmah)
Part 2: Caste Hierarchy, Status and Duties < [Chapter 2 - Caste System]
Part 8: Reward and Punishment < [Chapter 5 - Political Aspects]
History of Indian Medicine (and Ayurveda) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)