Aranya अरण्य,अरण्या

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  • 3 syllables and 6 letters
  • pronounced as araNya
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) अरण्य,अरण्या

Aranya meaning: Wilderness

Aranya name meaning

Literal meaning of Aranya:

Aranya is a Sanskrit word which means forest. (Sanskrit अरण्य)

Intended meaning of Aranya:

Sanskrit name Aranya is an ancient word which means forest. Reference of Sanskrit name Aranya is found in Epics like Riga Veda, Arthav Veda and Harivansh.
Aranya is mentioned in Riga Veda and Unadi Sutra (उणादि-सूत्र). Mention of Aranya is also found in Arthav Veda and Vajsaneyiya Sanhita (वाजसनेयि-संहिता) where it is used as wilderness, desert or forest. Aranya was a son of Manu Raivatt as mentioned in Harivansh. Lexicographers like Amar Singh and Halayudh have also mentioned this name with the meanings as a kind of tree or of a teacher.

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Aranya is a bit popular in India. It is used by nearly 200 people as the name of their babies.

In our opinion Aranya is unique name with mythological significance.

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More about Aranya

  • Aranya Rodan, is a 1993 Indian Odia film.
  • Aranya Namwong is a Thai actress.
  • Aranya is a collection of Hindi poems by Naresh Mehta, published in 1985.
  • Jana Aranya, is a 1976 Bengali film.
  • Aranya-Kanda is the third chapter of the epic poem Ramcaritmanas written by Tulsidas.

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