Hinduism Names

These names occur in the mythologies and legends of Hinduism.
There are 138 names matching your criteria.

ADITI   अदिती   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "boundless, entire" or "freedom, security" in Sanskrit. This is the name of an ancient Hindu goddess of the sky and fertility. According to the Vedas she is the mother of the gods.
ADITYA   आदित्य   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "belonging to ADITI" in Sanskrit. This is a name for the seven (or eight) Hindu gods who are the children of Aditi... [more]
AGNI   अग्नि   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "fire" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the ancient Hindu fire god, usually depicted as red-skinned with three legs, seven arms, and two faces.
ANANTA   अनन्त, अनंत, अनन्ता, अनंता   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "infinite, endless" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form अनन्त / अनंत (an epithet of the Hindu god Vishnu) and the feminine form अनन्ता / अनंता (an epithet of the goddess Parvati).
ANIL   अनिल   m   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit अनिल (anila) "air, wind". This is another name of Vayu, the Hindu god of the wind.
ANIRUDDHA   अनिरुद्ध   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "unobstructed, ungovernable" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the grandson of the Hindu god Krishna.
ARJUNA   अर्जुन   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "white, clear" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a hero in Hindu texts, the son of the god Indra and the princess Kunti.
ARUNA   अरुण   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "reddish brown" in Sanskrit. The Hindu god Aruna is the charioteer who drives the sun god Surya across the sky.
ARUNDHATI   अरुन्धती, अरुंधती   f   Indian, Hinduism
The name of a star (also called Alcor), which was named after a type of climbing plant, possibly meaning "not restrained" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief it is the name of the sage Vasishtha's wife, who is identified with the star.
BALA   बाल, बाला   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "young" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form बाल and the feminine form बाला (a minor Hindu goddess).
BALADEVA   बलदेव   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "god of strength" from Sanskrit बल (bala) "strength" combined with देव (deva) "god"... [more]
BHARATA   भरत   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "being maintained" in Sanskrit. This is one of the names of Agni, the Hindu god of fire, and is also the name of the brother of Rama in the Hindu epic the 'Ramayana'... [more]
BHASKARA   भास्कर   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "shining", derived from a combination of Sanskrit भास (bhasa) "light" and कर (kara) "making"... [more]
BHIMA   भीम   m   Hinduism
Means "terrible, formidable" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of the second son of Pandu, and thus one of the five Pandavas. He was known for his terrific strength and skill as a warrior.
BHUMI   भूमि   f   Hinduism
Means "earth, soil" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a Hindu earth goddess. She is the wife of Varaha, an avatar of Vishnu.
BRAHMA   ब्रह्मा   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "prayer" in Sanskrit. The Hindu god Brahma is the creator and director of the universe, the balance between the opposing forces of Vishnu and Shiva... [more]
BRIJESHA   बृजेश   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "ruler of Brij" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Krishna, Brij being a region associated with him.
CHANDRA   चन्द्र, चन्द्रा   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "moon" in Sanskrit, derived from चन्द (chand) "to shine"... [more]
DAMAYANTI   दमयन्ती, दमयंती   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "subduing" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of a beautiful princess, the wife of Nala.
DAMODARA   दामोदर   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "rope around the belly", derived from Sanskrit दाम (dama) "rope" and उदर (udara) "belly"... [more]
DEVARAJA   देवराज   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "king of gods" from Sanskrit देव (deva) "god" and राज (raja) "king"... [more]
DEVI   देवी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit देवी (devi) meaning "goddess". Devi is the Hindu mother goddess who manifests herself as all other goddesses.
DILIPA   दिलीप   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "protector of Dehli" from Sanskrit दिली (Dili) "Dehli" combined with (pa) "protecting"... [more]
DIPAKA   दीपक   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "inflaming, exciting" in Sanskrit. This is another name of Kama, the Hindu god of love.
DRAUPADI   द्रौपदी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "daughter of DRUPADA" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of the daughter of king Drupada... [more]
DRUPADA   द्रुपद   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "wooden pillar" or "firm footed" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of a king of Panchala, the father of Draupadi and Dhrishtadyumna.
DURGA   दुर्गा   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "unattainable" in Sanskrit. Durga is a Hindu warrior goddess, the fierce twelve-armed, three-eyed form of the wife of Shiva.
GANESH   m   Indian, Hinduism
Modern transcription of GANESHA.
GANESHA   गणेश   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "lord of hordes" from Sanskrit गण (gana) "horde" and ईश (isha) "lord, ruler"... [more]
GAURI   गौरी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "white" in Sanskrit. This is a Hindu goddess, another name of the wife of Shiva, so named because of her fair complexion.
GIRISHA   गिरीश   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "lord of the mountain" in Sanskrit. This is a name of the Hindu god Shiva, given because of his abode in the Himalayan Mountains.
GOPALA   गोपाल   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "cow protector" from Sanskrit गो (go) "cow" and पाल (pala) "protector"... [more]
GOPINATHA   गोपीनाथ   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "leader of the gopis" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Krishna, acquired because of his association with the gopis, who are cow-herding girls.
GOTAMA   गोतम   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "the best ox" from Sanskrit गो (go) "ox, cow" and तम (tama) "best"... [more]
GOVINDA   गोविन्द   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "cow finder", derived from Sanskrit गो (go) "cow" combined with विन्द (vinda) "finding"... [more]
HARI   हरि   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "brown, yellow, tawny" in Sanskrit, and by extension "monkey, horse, lion". This is another name of the Hindu god Vishnu, and sometimes of Krishna... [more]
HARISHA   हरीश   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "lord of monkeys" from Sanskrit हरि (hari) "monkey" and ईश (isha) "lord"... [more]
INDIRA   इन्दिरा   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "beauty" in Sanskrit. This is another name of Lakshmi, the wife of the Hindu god Vishnu... [more]
INDRA   इन्द्र, इंद्र   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "possessing drops of rain" from Sanskrit इन्दु (indu) "a drop" and (ra) "possessing"... [more]
INDRAJIT   इन्द्रजित, इंद्रजित   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "conqueror of Indra" from the name of the god INDRA combined with Sanskrit जित (jit) "conquering"... [more]
INDRANI   इन्द्राणी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "queen of INDRA" in Sanskrit. This is a Hindu goddess of jealousy and beauty, a wife of Indra.
JAGANNATHA   जगन्नाथ   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "master of the world" from Sanskrit जगत (jagat) "world" and नाथ (natha) "master"... [more]
JAYA   जया, जय   f & m   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory". This is a transcription of both the feminine form जया (an epithet of the Hindu goddess Durga) and the masculine form जय (borne by several characters in Hindu texts).
JAYANTA   जयन्त, जयंत   m   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit जयन्त (jayanta) meaning "victorious"... [more]
JAYANTI   जयन्ती, जयंती   f   Indian, Hinduism
Feminine form of JAYANTA. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Durga.
KALI   काली   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "the black one" in Sanskrit. The Hindu goddess Kali is the fierce destructive form of the wife of Shiva. She is usually depicted with black skin and four arms, holding a severed head and brandishing a sword.
KALYANI   कल्याणी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Feminine form of KALYAN. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of one of the Krittikas, or Pleiades. It is also another name of the Hindu goddesses Durga and Parvati.
KAMA   काम   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "love, desire" in Sanskrit. Kama is the winged Hindu god of love, the son of Lakshmi.
KAMALA   कमला, कमल   f & m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "lotus" or "pale red" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the feminine form कमला and the masculine form कमल... [more]
KANTI   कान्ती   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "beauty" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi.
KAPILA   कपिल   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "reddish brown" in Sanskrit, derived from कपि (kapi) "monkey"... [more]
KARNA   कर्ण   m   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit कर्ण (karna) meaning "ear". This is the name of the son of the Hindu sun god Surya and the goddess Kunti, who gave birth to him through her ear... [more]
KRISHNA   कृष्ण   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "black, dark" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a Hindu god believed to be an incarnation of the god Vishnu. He was the youngest of King Vasudeva's eight children, six of whom were killed by King Kamsa because of a prophecy that a child of Vasudeva would kill Kamsa... [more]
KUMARA   कुमार   m   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit कुमार (kumara) meaning "boy, son"... [more]
KUMARI   कुमारी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Feminine form of KUMARA. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' Kumari is the wife of the warrior Bhima. This is also another name of the Hindu goddess Durga.
KUNTI   कुंती   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "spear" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of the mother of the Pandavas.
LAKSHMANA   लक्ष्मण   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "having lucky marks" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Ramayana' he is the trusted companion of the hero Rama, accompanying him into exile.
LAKSHMI   लक्ष्मी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "sign, mark" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the Hindu goddess of prosperity, good luck, and beauty. She is the wife of Vishnu and her symbol is the lotus flower, with which she is often depicted.
LALITA   ललिता, ललित   f & m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "playful, charming, desirable" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the feminine form ललिता and the masculine form ललित... [more]
MADHAVA   माधव   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "vernal, of the springtime" in Sanskrit. This is an epithet of several Hindu gods. It was also the name of a 14th-century Hindu scholar.
MADHAVI   माधवी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Feminine form of MADHAVA. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi.
MAHESHA   महेश   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "great lord" from Sanskrit महा (maha) "great" and ईश (isha) "lord, ruler"... [more]
MANI   मणि   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "jewel" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this name is borne by a serpent and an attendant of Skanda.
MANU (1)   मनु   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "thinking, wise" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is a title of Svayambhuva, the progenitor of the human race, as well as several of his descendants.
MAYA (1)   माया   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "illusion" in Sanskrit. In Buddhist tradition this is the name of the mother of Siddhartha Gautama (the Buddha). This is also another name of the Hindu goddess Durga.
MINA (2)   मीना   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "fish" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the daughter of the Hindu goddess Usha as well as the daughter of the god Kubera.
MITRA (1)   मित्रा, मित्र   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "friend" in Sanskrit, a cognate of MITHRA. This is a transcription of both the feminine form मित्रा and the masculine form मित्र, which is the name of a Hindu god of friendship and contracts who appears in the Rigveda.
MOHANA   मोहन, मोहना   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "bewitching, infatuating, charming" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form मोहन (an epithet of the Hindu gods Shiva, Krishna and Kama) and the feminine form मोहना.
MOHINI   मोहिनी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "infatuating" in Sanskrit. This was the name adopted by the Hindu god Vishnu when he took the form of a woman.
MUKESHA   मुकेश   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "ruler of Muka" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Shiva, given to him because he killed Muka, a demon in the form of a wild boar.
MURALI   मुरली   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "flute" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Krishna, given to him because he played the flute.
NALA   नल   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "stem" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a king of the Nishadha people in the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata'.
NANDA   नन्द   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "joy" in Sanskrit. In Hindu texts this is a name of both Vishnu and the foster-father of Krishna, as well as various other characters... [more]
NARAYANA   नारायण   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "path of man" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of the god of creation, later synonymous with the god Brahma, and even later with Vishnu.
PADMA   पद्म, पद्मा   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "lotus" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form पद्म and the feminine form पद्मा... [more]
PADMAVATI   पद्मावती   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "possessing lotuses", derived from the Sanskrit word पद्म (padma) "lotus" combined with वती (vati) "possessing"... [more]
PANKAJA   पङ्कज   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "born of mud", referring to the lotus flower, derived from Sanskrit पङ्क (panka) "mud" and (ja) "born"... [more]
PARTHA   पार्थ   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "son of PRITHA" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is another name for the Pandavas, who were sons of Pritha (another name of Kunti) and Pandu.
PARVATI   पार्वती   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "daughter of the mountains" in Sanskrit. Parvati is a Hindu goddess, a wife of Shiva and the mother of Ganesha.
PITAMBARA   पीताम्बर   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "yellow garments", derived from Sanskrit पीत (pita) "yellow" and अम्बर (ambara) "garment"... [more]
PRABHU   प्रभु   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "mighty, powerful, master" in Sanskrit. This is an epithet of both the Hindu gods Surya and Agni.
PRAMODA   प्रमोद   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "joy" in Sanskrit. This is the name of an attendant of the Hindu god Skanda.
PRITHA   पृथा   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "the palm of the hand" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the legendary Hindu figure Kunti.
PRIYA   प्रिया   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "beloved" in Sanskrit. In Hindu legend this is the name of a daughter of King Daksha.
PURUSHOTTAMA   पुरुषोत्तम   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "the best man" from Sanskrit पुरुष (purusha) "man" and उत्तम (uttama) "highest"... [more]
RADHA   राधा   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "success" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the favourite consort of the Hindu god Krishna.
RAGHU   रघु   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "swift" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a heroic king in Hindu epics, the great-grandfather of Rama. It is also mentioned as the name of a son of Buddha in Buddhist texts.
RAJANI   रजनी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "the dark one" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Kali or Durga.
RAMA   राम   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "pleasing" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of an incarnation of the god Vishnu. He is the hero of the 'Ramayana', a Hindu epic, which tells of the abduction of his wife Sita by the demon king Ravana, and his efforts to recapture her... [more]
RAMACHANDRA   रामचन्द्र, रामचंद्र   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "Rama moon", derived from RAMA, another name of Vishnu, combined with Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra) meaning "moon"... [more]
RAMESHA   रमेश   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "ruler of Rama", derived from Sanskrit रमा (Rama), a name of Lakshmi (wife of the god Vishnu), combined with ईश (isha) "ruler"... [more]
RATI   रति   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "rest, pleasure" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the wife of the Hindu god of love Kama.
RAVI   रवि   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "sun" in Sanskrit. Ravi is a Hindu god of the sun, sometimes equated with Surya.
REVA   रेवा   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "one that moves" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Rati.
RUKMINI   रुक्मिणी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "adorned with gold" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of a princess who became the wife of Krishna.
SACHIN   सचिन   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "pure, essence" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Shiva. A famous bearer is the retired Indian cricket player Sachin Tendulkar (1973-).
SANDHYA   संध्या   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "twilight" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the daughter of the Hindu god Brahma.
SANJAYA   संजय   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "completely victorious, triumphant" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a royal official in the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata'.
SARASWATI   सरस्वती   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "possessing water" from Sanskrit सरस (saras) "fluid, water, lake" and वती (vati) "possessing"... [more]
SATI   सती   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "truthful" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Durga, wife of Shiva.
SAVITR   सवितृ   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "rouser, stimulator" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a Hindu sun god, sometimes identified with Surya.
SAVITRI   सावित्री   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "relating to the sun" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a hymn dedicated to Savitr, a Hindu sun god, and it is also the name of his daughter. It is borne by several other characters in Hindu epics, including a wife of Brahma, a wife of Shiva, and a daughter of Daksha... [more]
SHAILAJA   शैलजा   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "daughter of the mountain" in Sanskrit, from शैल (shaila) "mountain" and (ja) "born"... [more]
SHAKTI   शक्ति   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "power" in Sanskrit. In Hinduism a shakti is the female counterpart of a god. The name Shakti is used in particular to refer to the female counterpart of Shiva.
SHANI (2)   शनि   m   Hinduism
From the Sanskrit name of the planet Saturn. This is the name of a celestial Hindu god.
SHANKARA   शंकर, शङ्कर   m   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from the Sanskrit elements शम (sham) "auspicious, lucky" and कर (kara) "making"... [more]
SHANTA   शान्ता   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "pacified, calm" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Ramayana' this is the name of a daughter of King Dasharatha.
SHANTANU   शंतनु   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "wholesome" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of a king of Hastinapura.
SHIVA (1)   शिव   m   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit शिव (shiva) meaning "benign, kind, auspicious"... [more]
SHIVALI   शिवाली   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "beloved of SHIVA (1)" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Parvati.
SHRI   श्री   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "diffusing light, radiance, beauty" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi.
SHRIPATI   श्रीपति   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "husband of Shri" from the name of the Hindu goddess SHRI combined with Sanskrit पति (pati) "husband, lord"... [more]
SHYAMA   श्याम, श्यामा   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit श्याम (shyama) meaning "dark, black, blue"... [more]
SITA   सीता   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "furrow" in Sanskrit. Sita is the name of the Hindu goddess of the harvest in the 'Rigveda'. This is also the name of the wife of Rama (and an avatar of Lakshmi) in the Hindu epic the 'Ramayana'... [more]
SKANDA   सकंद   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "spurting, spilling" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this was the name of the god of war, also known as Kartikeya or Murugan. He is worshipped especially by the Tamils in southern India.
SRI   श्री   f   Indian, Hinduism, Indonesian
Indonesian form and variant Indian transcription of SHRI.
SUMATI   सुमती   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "wise, good mind", derived from Sanskrit सु (su) "good" and मति (mati) "mind, thought"... [more]
SUNDARA   सुन्दर   m   Indian, Hinduism
Derived from Sanskrit सुन्दर (sundara) meaning "beautiful"... [more]
SUNITA   सुनीता   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "well conducted, polite", derived from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) "good" combined with नीत (nita) "conducted"... [more]
SURESHA   सुरेश   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "ruler of the gods" from Sanskrit सुर (sura) "god" and ईश (isha) "ruler, lord"... [more]
SURYA   सूर्य   m   Indian, Indonesian, Hinduism
Means "sun" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the Hindu god of the sun.
SUSHILA   सुशीला, सुशील   f & m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "good-tempered, well-disposed", derived from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) "good" combined with शील (shila) "conduct"... [more]
TARA (2)   तारा   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "star" in Sanskrit. Tara is the name of a Hindu astral goddess, the wife of Brhaspati. She was abducted by Soma, a god of the moon, leading to a great war that was only ended when Brahma intervened and released her... [more]
UMA   उमा   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "flax" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Parvati. In Hindu texts it is said to derive from the Sanskrit exclamation उ मा (u ma) meaning "O (child), do not (practice austerities)!" which was addressed to Parvati by her mother.
USHA   उषा   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "dawn" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the Hindu goddess of the dawn, considered the daughter of heaven.
USHAS   उषः   f   Indian, Hinduism
Variant of USHA.
UTTARA   उत्तर, उत्तरा   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "north" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form उत्तर (also written Uttar) and the feminine form उत्तरा (also written Uttarā), both of which occur in the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' belonging to the son and daughter of King Virata.
VALLI   f   Hinduism
Means "creeping plant" in Dravidian. In Dravidian mythology the goddess Valli was the wife of Murunga.
VARUNA   वरुण   m   Hinduism
Probably from a Sanskrit word meaning "to surround". In Hindu mythology Varuna is a god of water and the celestial ocean surrounding the world. He is one of the chief gods in the Hindu text the Rigveda.
VASANTA   वसन्त   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "brilliant" or "spring" in Sanskrit. Vasanta is the name of the Hindu god of spring.
VASU   वसु   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "bright, excellent" in Sanskrit. This is an epithet of several Hindu gods. It also belonged to one of the authors of the Rigveda.
VAYU   वायु   m   Hinduism
Means "air, wind" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the Hindu god of the air and wind, one of the five elements.
VIDYA   विद्या   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "knowledge, science, learning" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Saraswati.
VIJAYA   विजय, विजया   m & f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "victory" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form विजय and the feminine form विजया, both of which are used frequently in Hindu texts... [more]
VIKRAMA   विक्रम   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "stride, pace" or "valour" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Vishnu. This was also the name of a semi-legendary 1st-century BC king (full name Vikramaditya) of Ujjain in India.
VISHNU   विष्णु   m   Indian, Hinduism
Probably means "all-pervasive" in Sanskrit. The Hindu god Vishnu is the protector and preserver of the universe, usually depicted as four-armed and blue-skinned... [more]
YAMA   यम   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "reign, curb" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the Hindu god of death. He is also regarded as the first mortal being, or in other words, the first person to die.
YAMI   यमी   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "pair" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of the first woman, the twin sister of the first man Yama.
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