Dandapani दण्डपाणि

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  • Unique name
  • Easy to pronounce
  • 4 syllables and 9 letters
  • pronounced as daNDapANi
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) दण्डपाणि

Dandapani meaning: Staff Handed


Dandapani name meaning

Literal meaning of Dandapani:

Dandapani (Sanskrit दण्डपाणि) is a Sanskrit word which literally refers to staff handed, policeman or one holding a staff in his hands. Dandapani is also a name of Yama.


Intended meaning of Dandapani:

Ancient Sanskrit name Dandapani founds reference in Shatpath-Brahman (शतपथ-ब्राह्मण) and Kathasaritsagar (कथासरित्सागर) where this word means staff handed. Dandapani also founds reference in Haasyarnav (हास्यार्णव) where Dandapani refers to a policeman.
Reference of Dandapani is also found in Shandvinsh-Brahman (षड्विंश-ब्राह्मण) and Bhagvat-Puran in which this is a name of Yama (यम), God of death. This name also founds to be mentioned in Kashi-Khand (काशी खण्ड) and Skand-Puran (स्कन्द-पुराण) where this is the name of a leader of 2 troops of lord Shiva.
As per mentioned in Lalit-Vistara (ललित-विस्तर), Dandapani was the name of the father of Budha's (बुद्ध's) wife Gopa. And it was the name of a Kashi king mentioned in the Padma Purana.


Popularity of Dandapani

Dandapani is not a popular name in the USA. Dandapani is a bit popular name in India. Here it is adopted by less people as the name of their babies.

Dandapani is a unique name with a unique meaning attached to it. Dandapani has mythological significance attached to it.

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More about Dandapani

  • M M Dandapani Desikar was a Carnatic vocalist, actor and composer.
  • K.P. Dandapani is the Advocate General of Kerala.
  • Dandapani was born in Devadaha, as one of the sons of Anjana and Yasodhara.

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