Brahmā

Brahmā (Sanskrit: ब्रह्मा; IAST:Brahmā) is the Hindu god (deva) of creation and one of the Trimūrti, the others being Viṣņu and Śiva. According to the Brahmā Purāņa, he is the father of Manu, and from Manu all human beings are descended. In the Rāmāyaņa and the Mahābhārata, 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 Brahmān, which is genderless. Brahmā's wife is Sarasvati. He has two other wives Sāvitri and Gāyatri. All his three wives are Vedic Goddesses and are revered as Vedamāta meaning Mother of the Vedas. Brahmā is often identified with Prajāpati, a Vedic deity.

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