Gender Masculine
Usage Hinduism
Scripts ब्रह्मा(Sanskrit)
Pronounced Pron. BRAH-mə(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "growth, expansion, creation" in Sanskrit. The Hindu god Brahma is the creator and director of the universe, the balance between the opposing forces of Vishnu and Shiva. He is often depicted with four heads and four arms.


Entry updated December 8, 2017