From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Jit Majumdar
- large; expansive; vast; great
- mighty; lofty; powerful
- a son of Suhotra and father of Ajamīdha (Hari. Purāņa); a son of the 9th Manu Dakşa Sāvarnī (Hari. Purāņa). (fem: bŗhatī)
- the expanse of heaven and earth (A. Kośa);
- speech, reservoir, strength; vastness, a Vedic metre
- the mother of the 6th Manu Cakşusa (Hari. Purāņa); one of the seven horses that pull the chariot of Surya.