Skanda

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