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  • Brahmanaspati — Brahmanaspati, s. Brihaspati …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Brahmanaspati —    In late Vedic myth the lord of prayer. This purely abstract deity appears to have arisen as part of the general polytheistic tendencies of Brahmanism …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

  • Brihaspati — (Brahmanaspati)    Brihaspati (Lord of Prayer) is the divine priest in the VEDAS who sanctifies human rites. Later he became priest of the gods, while Shukracharya became priest for the ASURAS. He is also known as Brahmanaspati, to whom several… …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

  • Mandala 2 — The second Mandala of the Rigveda has 43 hymns, mainly to Agni and Indra chiefly attributed to the Rishi gṛtsamada śaunohotra. It is one of the family books (mandalas 2 7), the oldest core of the Rigveda. Witzel (1995) on the basis of internal… …   Wikipedia

  • Ganesha — Vinayaka redirects here. For other uses, see Vinayaka (disambiguation). Ganapati redirects here. For Hindu Vedic Deity and God of planet Jupiter, see Brihaspati. For other uses, see Ganesha (disambiguation). Ganesha …   Wikipedia

  • Bṛhaspati — Hdeity infobox| Caption = Brihaspati(Guru) Name = Brihaspati Devanagari = बृहस्पति Sanskrit Transliteration = bṛihaspati Pali Transliteration = Tamil script = Script name = Script = Affiliation = Graha and Guru of the Devas God of = Jupiter and… …   Wikipedia

  • Rigveda — The Rigveda (Sanskrit sa. ऋग्वेद IAST|ṛgveda , a compound of IAST|ṛc praise, verse [derived from the root IAST|ṛc to praise , cf. Dhātupātha 28.19. Monier Williams translates a Veda of Praise or Hymn Veda ] and IAST|veda knowledge ) is an ancient …   Wikipedia

  • Dasa — For other uses, see Dasa (disambiguation). Dasa (Sanskrit दास dāsa) is a term used with the primary meaning enemy , especially relating to tribes identified as the enemies of the Indo Aryan tribes in the Rigveda. The word later acquired other… …   Wikipedia

  • Dakshina — dákṣiṇā [diś] is the Sanskrit name of the Deccan plateau. See Bharattherium for the gondwanathere mammal, of which Dakshina is a junior synonym. Dakshina (Sanskrit: dakṣiṇā, the feminine of dakṣiṇa south, southern , but also right hand side, able …   Wikipedia

  • Rigvedic deities — There are 1028 hymns in the Rigveda, most of them dedicated to specific deities.Indra, a heroic god, slayer of Vrtra and destroyer of the Vala, liberator of the cows and the rivers; Agni the sacrificial fire and messenger of the gods; and Soma… …   Wikipedia

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