Astika आस्तिका

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  • 3 syllables and 6 letters
  • pronounced as Astika
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) आस्तिका

Astika meaning: Faithful

Astika name meaning

Literal meaning of Astika:

Ancient Sanskrit word Astika (आस्तिक) literally means faithful, believing or having faith in God.

Intended meaning of Astika:

Reference of Astika is found in Panini (पाणिनि) where Astika refers to someone who believes in God. Mention of this name is also found in Mahabharata (महाभारत), Yagyavalakya (याज्ञवल्क्य) and Sushrut (सुश्रुत) with meanings like believing, pious and faithful.

Popularity of Astika

Astika is not a popular name in the USA. Astika is a bit popular name in India. Here Astika is used by less than 25 people as per social media.

In our opinion Astika is a short and stylish name. Astika has a very nice meaning attached to it.

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More about Astika

  • Astika was an ancient Hindu rishi (sage), and he was a son of Jaratkaru by the serpent goddess Manasa - a sister of the great serpent king Vasuki.
  • In the Mahabharata epic story, Astika, the Brahmin son of Jaratkarus, who stopped the Sarpa Satra of Janamejaya, king of the Kuru empire which lasted for 12 years is well documented.

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