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Old 20-04-2015, 01:13 PM   #395
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Brahmā is the Hindu god (deva) of creation and one of the Trimurti, the others being Vishnu and Shiva.. According to the Brahma Purana, he is the father of Manu, and from Manu all human beings are descended.. In the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, he is often referred to as the progenitor or great grandsire of all human beings.. He is not to be confused with the Supreme Cosmic Spirit in Hindu Vedānta philosophy known as Brahman, which is genderless.. Brahmā's wife is Saraswati.. Saraswati is also known by names such as Sāvitri and Gayatri, and has taken different forms throughout history.. Brahmā is often identified with Prajapati, a Vedic deity.. Being the husband of Saraswati or Vaac Devi (the Goddess of Speech), Brahma is also known as "Vaagish," meaning "Lord of Speech and Sound"...

The Four Faces – The four Vedas (Rig, Sāma, Yajur and Atharva)...

The Four Hands – Brahmā's four arms represent the four cardinal directions: east, south, west, and north. The back right hand represents mind, the back left hand represents intellect, the front right hand is ego, and the front left hand is self-confidence..

The Swan is the symbol of grace and discernment. Brahmā uses the swan as his vāhana, or his carrier or vehicle...

Vishnu with Lakshmi, on the serpent Ananta Shesha, as Brahmā emerges from a lotus risen from Viṣṇu's navel..

Lord Brahma is reverentially addressed as Pitamaha (father of fathers) by Devas, Demons, and Humans. Since Brahma is also a Prajapati all these people used to visit him . According to the Upanishads the Lord used to teach the Vedas and the importance of virtue to these people.. They all used to spend considerable time with Him to acquire knowledge of the Atman..Lord Brahma the God of Destiny or Fate: Lord Brahma is also called as Vidhi, DhAtA, and VidhAtA. Vidhi means the Ordainer. Vidhata means disposer,ordainer, Arranger,or Law-maker..He is also called as Twasta, Viswadeva..It is believed that Brahma examines the Karma of every being in his previous births and accordingly decides what should be the fate of the individual in the present birth..

The largest and most famous shrine to Brahmā may be found in Cambodia's Angkor Wat..Satyaloka is by 120,000,000 yojanas above Tapoloka. Thus the distance from the Sun to Satyaloka is 233,800,000 yojanas, or 1,870,400,000 miles..With regard to Brahmā's day and night, each consists of 14 of his hours or 4.32 billion human years.. "Brahma has four heads" (Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 12.8.2–5)..Brahmā has his own sampradāya.. Brahmā appeared on a lotus flower which sprouted from the navel of Garbhodakṣāyi Viṣṇu. After meditation Brahmā created 14 planetary systems and many living beings came there in 8400000 kinds of material bodies according to their past desires... who searched with their heart's thought discovered the existent's kinship in the non-existent..Transversely was their severing line extended: what was above it then, and what below it?..I laud Agni the priest, the divine minister of sacrifice, who invokes the gods, and is most rich in gems...

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