Skanda
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Given Name SKANDA
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Hinduism
OTHER SCRIPTS: सकंद (Sanskrit)
Meaning & History
Means "hopping, spurting, spilling" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of the god of war, also known as Kartikeya or Murugan. He is worshipped especially by the Tamils in southern India.
Categories
gods, war, war deities