Kapila
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Given Name KAPILA
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Hinduism
OTHER SCRIPTS: कपिल (Sanskrit)
Meaning & History
Means "reddish brown" in Sanskrit, derived from कपि (kapi) "monkey". In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of a sage who founded Samkhya philosophy and is identified with the god Vishnu.
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OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Kapil (Hindi), Kapil (Marathi)