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The triad of gods consisting of Brahma the creator, Vishnu the preserver, and Shiva the destroyer as the three highest manifestations of the one ultimate reality.
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(Hinduism) the triad of the three chief gods of later Hinduism, consisting of Brahma the Creator, Vishnu the Sustainer, and Siva the Destroyer
[from Sanskrit, from tri three + mūrti form]
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(in later Hinduism) a trinity consisting of Brahma the Creator, Vishnu the Preserver, and Shiva the Destroyer.
[1800–10; < Skt trimūrti=tri three + mūrti shape]
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|Noun||1.||Trimurti - the triad of divinities of later Hinduism|
Brahma - the Creator; one of the three major deities in the later Hindu pantheon
Vishnu - the sustainer; a Hindu divinity worshipped as the preserver of worlds
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