Who was Brahma Ji?

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Who was Brahma Ji?

Brahma, one of the major gods of Hinduism from about 500 bce to 500 ce, who was gradually eclipsed by Vishnu, Shiva, and the great Goddess (in her multiple aspects). Associated with the Vedic creator god Prajapati, whose identity he assumed, Brahma was born from a golden egg and created the earth and all things on it.

What is the present age of Brahma?

311.04 trillion years
Each year of Brahma has 360 days and same number of nights. Thus, total age of Brahma is 360 * 100 * 8.64 billion = 311,040 billion human years. i.e. 311.04 trillion years. This period is called “maha kalpa”.

Who was Brahma wife?

In Hindu mythology, Saraswati is the wife of the great god Brahma. However, according to some traditions, she was first the wife of Vishnu. The latter, though, already had his hands full with two other wives and so he gave Saraswati to Brahma.

Did Brahma daughter marry?

Brahma did not “marry” Sarasvati in the human sense, and certainly he did not beget children through her. The sons of Brahma are MANASA PUTRA, that means generated from the MIND.

What does Brahma look like in Hinduism?

Brahma is commonly depicted as a red or golden complexioned bearded man, with four heads and hands. His four heads represent the four Vedas and are pointed to the four cardinal directions. He is seated on a lotus and his vahana (mount) is a hamsa (swan, goose or crane).

Who is Brahma in the Mahabharata?

Brahma is a “secondary creator” as described in the Mahabharata and Puranas, and among the most studied and described. Born from a lotus emerging from the navel of Vishnu after emerging on order of Shiva, Brahma creates all the forms in the universe, but not the primordial universe itself.

Is Brahma a Chinese god?

Brahma is a popular deity in Chinese folk religion and there are numerous temples devoted to the god in China and Taiwan. Brahma is known in Chinese as Simianshen (四面神, “Four-Faced God”) or Fantian (梵天), Tshangs pa in Tibetan and Bonten in Japanese.

Where can I find a Brahma temple?

A shrine to Brahma can be found in Cambodia’s Angkor Wat. One of the three largest temples in the 9th-century Prambanan temples complex in Yogyakarta, central Java (Indonesia) is dedicated to Brahma, the other two to Shiva (largest of three) and Vishnu respectively.

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