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# the centre of [[Brahman]]; the abode of Brahmā  
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# the pilgrimage centre near the city of Kanpur, in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, at present called Bithoor, which has been referred to as [[Brahmā]]varta in the purāņas, and is described as being the center of the  (universe) where Brahmā had commenced the creation of the universe and of humankind (M. Samhitā).  
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# the pilgrimage centre near the city of Kanpur, in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, at present called Bithoor, which has been referred to as [[Brahmā]]varta in the purāņas, and is described as being the center of the  (universe) where [[Brahmā]] had commenced the creation of the universe and of humankind (M. Samhitā).  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 22:08, 15 December 2016

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Brahmavarta, BrahmAvarta, Brahmaavarta


  1. the centre of Brahman; the abode of Brahmā
  2. the seat of Brahma
  3. the pilgrimage centre near the city of Kanpur, in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, at present called Bithoor, which has been referred to as Brahmāvarta in the purāņas, and is described as being the center of the (universe) where Brahmā had commenced the creation of the universe and of humankind (M. Samhitā).