Acharya (Sanskrit आचार्य) is an ancient word of Sanskrit language which literally means teacher. Acharya is also used for a scholar person.
Reference of Acharya is found in various Epics of Hindu mythology like Manu-Smirit (मनु-स्मृति), Arthav Veda (अथर्व वेद) and Shatpath-Brahman (शतपथ-ब्राह्मण) as a spiritual guide or teacher who teaches about sacrifice.
Mention of Acharya is also found in the Bhagvat Gita (भगवद् गीता) where Acharya was a name of Drona (द्रोण) who was the teacher of Pandavas.
Acharya is also mentioned in Manu-Smiriti (मनु-स्मृति) where Acharya was the name of a son of Vaishya (वैश्य) who was an outcast.
Sir Monier-Williams has also used Acharya in their writings where Acharya represents a scholarly person.
As we can clearly see in the graph above, Acharya is not a popular name in the USA. Acharya is a pretty popular name in India as it is used by nearly 520 people in India as the name of their kids.
In our opinion Acharya is a beautiful name. Acharya also has a great meaning attached to it.
Advitiya ( a 'without' + dvitiya 'a second') literally means..more
Ancient word of Sanskrit origin Revanta (रेवन्त) means the k..more
Means "joy, prosperity, delight, happiness" in Sanskrit. Acc..more
Sanskrit name Vatika (वाटिका) literally means site of a hous..more
Means "blessing" in Sanskrit. Ashish is a popular Nepali..more
Name Balamurugan is latterly menas bala or young Murugan (Ta..more
Hindi name Jagruti is derived from Sanskrit word Jagrut (जाग..more
In the Hindu epic Mahābhārata,Padava's are the five acknowl..more
http://www.pitarau.com/ is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon. Clicking on an Amazon link from http://www.pitarau.com/ does not increase the cost of any item you purchase.