He who created the Hindoos, who are preserved by Vishnu and destroyed by Siva -- a rather neater division of labor than is found among the deities of some other nations. The Abracadabranese, for example, are created by Sin, maintained by Theft and destroyed by Folly. The priests of Brahma, like those of Abracadabranese, are holy and learned men who are never naughty. O Brahma, thou rare old Divinity, First Person of the Hindoo Trinity, You sit there so calm and securely, With feet folded up so demurely -- You're the First Person Singular, surely. Polydore Smith
The One First Cause; also, one of the triad of Hindu gods. The triad consists of Brahma, the Creator, Vishnu, the Preserver, and Siva, the Destroyer.
supreme god of the Hindu pantheon
The chief member of the Hindu Trinity, regarded as the Creator of the Universe.
the unseen creator god, one of the three top gods (i.e. Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva).
(in Hinduism, The Creator, The Universal Self); in Buddhism, a divine being of the Form Sphere or the Formless Sphere, Happy and blameless celestial beings, inhabitants of the higher heavens. .
Creator, one of three Gods together with Vishnu and Shiva.
study about Vedas, study of spirit, and the absolute, self-realized soul.
One of the triumvirate of hindu forms of God who are responsible for creating, maintaining/sustaining, and destruction/purification/restoration of the universe. Brahma is the Creator.
The Ultimate Power. The absolute Supreme Being. One of the Trinity of Gods in hindu religion. Brahma is the creator of the world, the other two being Shiva, the destroyer and Vishnu, the preserver.
(Skt) The impersonal, absolute, ultimate reality; the unmanifest Logos.
(Skt) Hindu creator god; individualized, periodical generative aspect of Brahman; hierarch of a universe.
The creator god, who is one of the Hindu Trimurti.
One of the principal gods of the Brahmanic trinity, the "creator"; generally represented with four faces and four arms, mounted on the Hamsa or sacred goose; his attributes include: disc, ladle, book, rosary, vase, flywhisk and sceptre.
Universal self-existing power; Creator in the Hindu Triad
The Supreme Being, the Creator. The first deity of the Hindu Trinity entrusted with the work of creation
The first finite living being in the material creation. He was born from the lotus growing from the navel of Garbhodaka-shayi Vishnu. At the beginning of creation, and again at the start of each day of his life, Brahma engineers the appearance of all the species and the planets on which they reside. He is the first teacher of the Vedas and the final material authority to whom the demigods resort when belabored by their opponents.
Infinite Eternal Element that manifests as all things and beings; literally that which bursts forth in the form of the universe; that which gives rise to the universe, supports it, and reabsorbs it
Pitamdha appeared on the lotus from the navel of Hari at the end of the Kalpa, the Lord with four faces
god of creation, knowledge, consort of Saraswati
One of the Hindu Trinity of gods with Vishnu and Shiva. Brahma is the balance between Shiva (destructive and vengeful) and Vishnu (good and merciful).
Brahma is the manifestation of Brahman into the world of maya. In opposition to Brahman as the essence of creation (a spirit), Brahma takes on a form fitting with the natural world. He is often mentioned as an equal with Vishnu and Shiva.
Form of the Hindu Trinity governing Creation
The creator god and one of the three major gods of modern Hinduism.
the Hindu creator god, one of the three chief manifestations of god in Hindu mythology along with Vishnu and Siva
brahma, brahmaa]: "Great One" â€” an inhabitant of the non-sensual heavens of form or formlessness. [ MORE
A Hindu deity, considered one of the Trimurti, and in charge of creative power; not be to be confused with Brahman or Brahmin.
A worldly god, who resides in the first form realm. See Ocean of Nectar.
the Creator; one of the three major deities in the later Hindu pantheon
Post-Vedic personal Creator god of the Hindu trinity (with Vishnu and Shiva). Usually represented as red in color and holding a goblet, a bow, a scepter, and the Vedas. Unlike Vishnu and Shiva, Brahma is seldom worshipped today.
The Creator, Mind; the first notion that arises in consciousness
Second-highest of the five eternal entities, i.e., transcends everything except Parabrahma. Also called Akshar, Aksharbrahma or Brahman. See: Akshar. See also other four eternal entities: jiva, ishwar, mãyã, and Parabrahma. Alone, often taken to refer to the Brahma of the shushka-Vedãntis, i.e. the nirgun, formless and non-dual ultimate reality, apart from which, they claim, all else is merely an illusion.
the first created being of the universe; directed by Lord Visnu, he creates all life forms in the universe and rules the modes of passion.
part of the primary Hindu trinity of gods; the creator, whose breathes out the universe to make it come into existence
The god of creation and usually portrayed sitting on a lotus sprouted from Lord Vishnu's naval. He has four heads and is the father of Lord Siva. His consort is the goddess Saraswati.
The Creator God; the First of the Hindu Trinity, the other two being Vishnu (Preserver) and Siva, or Shiva (Destroyer).
The creator of the universe, one of the Trinity. Alternate name for GOD
The third aspect of the Hindu trinity—Siva (father/ray 1- will), Krishna (son/ray 2 - love) and Brahma (mother/ray 3 - intelligence)
Hindu God of creation. Consort of Saraswati.
God considered as the creator in puramic stories. (Not to be confused with brahm and Brahmin)
The Creator of the universe, one of the gods of the Hindu trinity.
Originally the creator god in Hinduism; in Buddhism, he is the lord of the First Dhyana Heaven in the world of form.
An inhabitant of the higher heavens of form and formlessness, a position earned -- but not forever -- through the cultivation of virtue and meditative absorption, along with the attitudes of limitless love, compassion, appreciation, and equanimity.
One of the Celestial Trinity (the others being Shiva and Vishnu) Brahma is regarded as the Creator of the Universe
Member of Hindu Trinity. Equivalent to Third Logos in Aries.
God as Creator (not to be confused with Brahman, the transcendent Godhead of the Upanishads.)
It is the name of the first god in the Hindu God trinity. Considered as the creator of all mankind, all that lives and constitutes the mortal universe he has the universe as his body that manifests the energy of creation.
the first created living being and secondary creator of the material universe. Directed by Lord Vishn u, he creates all life forms in the universes. He also rules the mode of passion.
(Skt) Creator, evolver; individualized manifestation of Brahman, the Unmanifest.
(Skt) Universal spirit; first or unmanifest Logos. Brahma-vidya (Skt) "Divine knowledge."
Brahma (written Brahmâ in IAST transliteration) is the Hindu creator god, and one of the Trimurti, the others being Vishnu and Shiva. According to Puranas he is self-born (without mother) in the lotus which grows from the navel of Vishnu at the beginning of the universe. He is the husband of Sarasvati. However, being the Creator, all of his "sons" are "manas-putras", or mind-sons, indicating their birth from Brahma's mind and not from his body.
the personified creator; usually presented as one personality of the triune godhead of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva.
the Creator; one of the divine triumvirate of Hindu mythology. The others being Shiva the Destroyer and Vishnu the Preserver.
("he who has grown expansive"): the Creator of the universe, the first principle (tattva) to emerge out of the ultimate Reality (brahman)