Brahman Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Brahman.

  • 5 Encyclopedia Articles

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The Brahman Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (5)

2,208 words, approx. 8 pages
Brahman BRAHMAN. In the Vedic hymns the neuter noun bráhman denotes the cosmic principle or power contained in the priestly or inspired utterance. As such, it came to be viewed as embodied in t... Read more
3,731 words, approx. 13 pages
Brahman The origin and meaning of the term brahman are shrouded in mystery. Using the verbal root √bṛh, Western Indological scholars derive such meanings as "sacred magical power&... Read more
3,178 words, approx. 11 pages
Causation in Indian Philosophy Indian philosophical theories, from their earliest speculative cosmologies and explorations of the nature of human existence—in the Vedas and Upanisads, whose com... Read more
4,559 words, approx. 16 pages
Liberation in Indian Philosophy The concept of liberation presupposes someone's state of bondage and anticipates the possibility of his or her release into a state of freedom. From the philosop... Read more
2,175 words, approx. 8 pages
Meditation in Indian Philosophy Meditation as a distinct practice in Indian philosophy appears in a variety of texts from the third century before the common era as well as in sculptural depictions th... Read more
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