Brahma

Buddhist - One of the 8 dharmapalas. On occassion, called Brahma, Abjaja, Abjaja, Brahma, Vishnu, Abjayoni, Abjayoni, Brahma, Astakarna, Astakarna, Brahma, brahman, brahman, brahm, brahma, brahma, Kamalasama, Kamalasama, Matsya, Matsya, Matsya-avatara, Prajapati, Padma-Nabha, Padma-Nabha, Brahma, sacred birds, sacred birds, birds, Ainu Ahura Mazda, Amaterasu, Apollo, Athena, Helius, Hermes, Mercury, Mithra, Nyx, Tammuz, Zas Arawn, Artemis, China, Fukurokuju, Kwannon, Lares, Mannanan, Perseus, Shou Shen, Thoth Apollo, Asclepius, Angerbode Brac, Cronus, Odin, Saturn, Yama Juno Aphrodite, Astarte Ararjatis, Ataragatis, Hachiman, Venus Dusara, Jupiter Egypt Apollo, Baba, Dionysus, Egypt, Eros, Epona, Hera, Horus, Iris, Juno, Kaltesh, Mars, Ops, Osiris, Seb, Thoth, Vishnu Isis Apollo, Here, Tethys Zoastrianism Asclepius, Inara Ketu, Minerva Brahma, Lakshmi, Sarasvati Apollo, Melkarth Asclepius, Noah, Odin Saturn Aphrodite, Venus Hera, Sweden Aphrodite, Isis Aphrodite, Venus Aztecs, Maya Apollo, Ares Heracles, Isis, Izanagi or Izanami Ares Triptolemus Amaterasu.
Hindu - A four-headed creator-god. Brahman personified. Husband of Sarasvati. Father of Adharma, Aditi, Daksha, Priyavrata, Sandhya and Shataruga. Father of the Prajapatis. Brahma, with Shiva and Vishnu, formed the group known as the Trimurti. In some stories he was born from Vishnu's navel, in others he was asleep in the lotus floating on the primitive waters until he awoke and created the universe, while other stories say that he was self-created from the primaeval waters or from Hiranya-garbha. In the Ramayana he is a boar that lifted the earth on its tusks, while others say that he mated in the form of a stag with Rohita as a doe to produce all the animals. It is said that Brahma was born with only one head but grew the others so that he could behold the beauty of Sarasvati from all sides. Some say that Sarasvati was born from Brahma's body and mated with him to produce the first man, Manu. An alternative story credits him with a daughter, Satarupa, on whom he had incestuous designs and grew the four heads so that he could admire her. Some versions say that he had five heads, one of which was cut off by Shiva when he was disrespectful. Yet another version asserts that Brahma split himself into two, the male Purusha and the female Satarupa. In some stories his consort is Vach, although some say that she was the daughter on whom he incestuously fathered the human race. Others say that his consort was Gayatri. Some say that Brahma will live for 1,000 divine years, at the end of which he will die and the universe will vanish. After a period of 100 divine years Brahma will reappear and a new universe will be created. In this system one divine year equals 3,110,400 million human years. He is depicted as having four hands, holding an alms bowl, a sceptre, a bow and the Rig Veda. His transport is the swan or goose (hamsa). In some accounts, called Brahma, Abjaja, Abjaja, Brahma, Vishnu, Abjayoni, Abjayoni, Brahma, Astakarna, Astakarna, Brahma, brahman, brahman, brahm, brahma, brahma, Kamalasama, Kamalasama, Matsya, Matsya, Matsya-avatara, Prajapati, Padma-Nabha, Padma-Nabha, Brahma, sacred birds, sacred birds, birds, Ainu Ahura Mazda, Amaterasu, Apollo, Athena, Helius, Hermes, Mercury, Mithra, Nyx, Tammuz, Zas Arawn, Artemis, China, Fukurokuju, Kwannon, Lares, Mannanan, Perseus, Shou Shen, Thoth Apollo, Asclepius, Angerbode Brac, Cronus, Odin, Saturn, Yama Juno Aphrodite, Astarte Ararjatis, Ataragatis, Hachiman, Venus Dusara, Jupiter Egypt Apollo, Baba, Dionysus, Egypt, Eros, Epona, Hera, Horus, Iris, Juno, Kaltesh, Mars, Ops, Osiris, Seb, Thoth, Vishnu Isis Apollo, Here, Tethys Zoastrianism Asclepius, Inara Ketu, Minerva Brahma, Lakshmi, Sarasvati Apollo, Melkarth Asclepius, Noah, Odin Saturn Aphrodite, Venus Hera, Sweden Aphrodite, Isis Aphrodite, Venus Aztecs, Maya Apollo, Ares Heracles, Isis, Izanagi or Izanami Ares Triptolemus Amaterasu.
East Indian - The Javanese volcano-god. In some accounts, called Brahma, Abjaja, Abjaja, Brahma, Vishnu, Abjayoni, Abjayoni, Brahma, Astakarna, Astakarna, Brahma, brahman, brahman, brahm, brahma, brahma, Kamalasama, Kamalasama, Matsya, Matsya, Matsya-avatara, Prajapati, Padma-Nabha, Padma-Nabha, Brahma, sacred birds, sacred birds, birds, Ainu Ahura Mazda, Amaterasu, Apollo, Athena, Helius, Hermes, Mercury, Mithra, Nyx, Tammuz, Zas Arawn, Artemis, China, Fukurokuju, Kwannon, Lares, Mannanan, Perseus, Shou Shen, Thoth Apollo, Asclepius, Angerbode Brac, Cronus, Odin, Saturn, Yama Juno Aphrodite, Astarte Ararjatis, Ataragatis, Hachiman, Venus Dusara, Jupiter Egypt Apollo, Baba, Dionysus, Egypt, Eros, Epona, Hera, Horus, Iris, Juno, Kaltesh, Mars, Ops, Osiris, Seb, Thoth, Vishnu Isis Apollo, Here, Tethys Zoastrianism Asclepius, Inara Ketu, Minerva Brahma, Lakshmi, Sarasvati Apollo, Melkarth Asclepius, Noah, Odin Saturn Aphrodite, Venus Hera, Sweden Aphrodite, Isis Aphrodite, Venus Aztecs, Maya Apollo, Ares Heracles, Isis, Izanagi or Izanami Ares Triptolemus Amaterasu.

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