In Hinduism, Brahmani (also known as Brahmi) is a kind and benevolent aspect of Devi, the Divine mother. Brahmani is associated with the Hindu creator god, Brahma as his consort or shakti (power). She is one of the seven mother goddesses called Matrikas.

Brahmani is also a general term used to address Ambalavasi women of Kerala.


*"Dictionary of Hindu Lore and Legend" (ISBN 0-500-51088-1) by Anna Dallapiccola

Further reading

*"Hindu Goddesses: Vision of the Divine Feminine in the Hindu Religious Traditions" (ISBN 81-208-0379-5) by David Kinsley

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  • Brahmani — /brah meuh nee/, n., pl. Brahmanis. a woman of the Brahman class. Also, Brahmanee. [1785 95; < Skt, fem. of brahmana BRAHMAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Brahmani — Brah·ma·ni || brɑːmÉ™nɪ n. Brahman woman, woman of the Brahman class …   English contemporary dictionary

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