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Brahmarishi is the highest of the Rishis. One who has understood the meaning of Brahmam, hence the name.


  • 'Brahm' sounds like 'Drum' with a 'B'
  • 'a' is like the 'a' in 'above'
  • 'Rish' sounds like 'Wish' with an 'R'
  • 'i' is like the 'e' in 'eagle'

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Brahmarshi - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia (420 words)
The title of Brahmarishi was a status defined and recognized in the sacred Vedas of Vedic religion and Hinduism.
Vishwamitra was the only brahmarishi who rose to the position out of pure tapasya, a journey lasting tens of thousands of years as explained within Hindu mythology.
A Brahmarishi is a perfect example that may be taken from Hindu scriptures to describe the essential unity with Brahman that is necessary for spiritual realization and moksha.
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