Brahman

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Sanskrit Noun

Brahman

Brahman
ब्रह्मन्
ཚངས་པ།

Basic Meaning

Brahman is the universal principle, supreme truth or ultimate reality in the Hindu religion considered to be absolute, eternal and blissful. A metaphysical concept, it is described as the single binding unity behind the diversity of all that exists. In Buddhism, while this metaphysical principle is not presented, one finds frequent mention of the deity named Brahmā, who is the personification of this principle.

Has the Sense of

It has the sense of being pure and expansive as the universal principle. It is the source from which all things emanate, and to which they return.

Term Variations
Key Term Brahman
Topic Variation Brahman
Tibetan ཚངས་པ།  ( tshangpa)
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration tshangs pa  ( tshangpa)
Devanagari Sanskrit ब्रह्मन्  ( Brahman)
Romanized Sanskrit Brahman  ( Brahman)
Buddha-nature Site Standard English Brahman
Term Information
Source Language Sanskrit
Basic Meaning Brahman is the universal principle, supreme truth or ultimate reality in the Hindu religion considered to be absolute, eternal and blissful. A metaphysical concept, it is described as the single binding unity behind the diversity of all that exists. In Buddhism, while this metaphysical principle is not presented, one finds frequent mention of the deity named Brahmā, who is the personification of this principle.
Has the Sense of It has the sense of being pure and expansive as the universal principle. It is the source from which all things emanate, and to which they return.
Term Type Noun
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