Darpan दर्पन

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  • 3 syllables and 6 letters
  • pronounced as darpaNa
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) दर्पन

Darpan meaning: Mirror

Darpan name meaning

Literal meaning of Darpan:

Ancient Sanskrit name Darpan (Sanskrit दर्पण) literally means mirror. Darpan also refers to eye, kindling or repetition.

Intended meaning of Darpan:

Mention of Darpan is found in Epics like Harivansh, Shakuntala (शकुन्तला) and Ramayan where Darpan refers to causing vanity. Darpan is also referred in Kalika-Puran (कालिका-पुराण) in which this name refers to a mountain, which is the seat of Kubera (कुबेर).
Lexicographers like Hemchandra and Amar Singh have also used by Darpan in their writings in which this name denotes eye. Reference of Darpan is also found in Varah-Mihir-Brihat-Sanhita (वराह-मिहिर-बृहत्-संहिता) where Darpan is used for the term repetition.
Darpan is another name of Lord Shiva, as Pure Consciousness like a mirror which reflects the universe.

Popularity of Darpan

Darpan is a popular name in India. Darpan is used by more than thousand people India as per record found in Social media. Darpan is not a popular name in the USA.

Darpan is a Sanskrit name with good mythological significance.

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More about Darpan

  • Maya Darpan is an Indian Hindi film.
  • Darpan Chaya, a multi-award winning blockbuster, is a successful 2001 Nepali film.
  • Nil Durpan is a Bengali play written by Dinabandhu Mitra.
  • Darpan Inani is a prolific blind Indian chess player from Vadodara.
  • Shri Darpan Jain is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer.

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Darpa दर्पा

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