Gender Feminine
Scripts माया(Sanskrit, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali)
Pronounced Pron. MAH-yah(Sanskrit)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "illusion, magic" 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.

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Bulgaria: May 1

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Entry updated December 7, 2022