(Sanskrit) From brahmavid ब्रह्मविद्, "knower of Brahma, skilled in magic and sacred spells" and varishta वरिष्ठ, "best, most excellent, greatest." A being who has incarnated the ultimate knowledge of the divine. See: Brahma.
"Those who only preoccupy themselves with their own spiritual progress and do not work for others achieve absolutely nothing. Whosoever wants to progress must sacrifice the self for others."