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Scriptsभास्कर Sanskrit

Meaning & History

Means "shining", derived from a combination of Sanskrit भास (bhasa) meaning "light" and कर (kara) meaning "maker". This is another name of the sun and the Hindu god Shiva. It was additionally borne by a 12th-century Indian astronomer, also known as Bhaskaracharya.
Other Languages & CulturesBhaskar Hindi Bhaskar Kannada Bhaskar Marathi Bhaskar Telugu
Entry updated December 8, 2017