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Brahʹma (Indian)

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The self-existing and invisible Creator of the universe; represented with four heads looking to the four corners of the world. The divine triad is Brahma, Vishnu, and Siva.

Brahma. One of the three beings created by God to assist in the creation of the world. The Brahmins claim him as the founder of their religious system.

“Whateʹer in India holds the sacred name

Of piety or lore, the Brahmins claim;

In wildest rituals, vain and painful, lost,

Brahma, their founder, as a god they boast.”


Camoens: Lusiad, book vii.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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