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Key Term Brahman
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In Tibetan Script ཚངས་པ།
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration tshangs pa
Devanagari Sanskrit Script ब्रह्मन्
Romanized Sanskrit Brahman
Tibetan Phonetic Rendering tshangpa
Sanskrit Phonetic Rendering Brahman
English Standard Brahman
Term Type Noun
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.
Wikipedia wikipedia:Brahman
RigpaWiki Rigpa:Brahman