Dharan धारण

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  • 3 syllables and 6 letters
  • pronounced as dhAraNa
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) धारण

Dharan meaning: Bearing

Dharan name meaning

Literal meaning of Dharan:

Ancient Sanskrit name Dharan (Sanskrit धारण) literally means bearing or holding. Dharan also refers to protecting, maintaining or preserving.

Intended meaning of Dharan:

Dharan founds reference in Mahabharata, Bhagvat-Puran and Sushrut (सुश्रुत) with meanings like holding, bearing, keeping, protecting and maintaining. Mention of Dharan is also found in Ramayan where Dharan refers to the act of enduring pain or suffering.
Dharan also found mention in Shatpath-Brahman (शतपथ-ब्राह्मण) and Manu-Smiriti (मनु-स्मृति) with meanings like a bearing or the act of holding. Dharan is another name of Lord Shiva, a son of कश्यप and a king in the family of Candravatsa as per mentioned in the Mahabharata.

Popularity of Dharan

According to the graph is not shown here, Dharan is not a popular name in the USA. Dharan is a somewhat popular name in India. Dharan is used by some people in India as the name of their children.

Dharan is short and easy to pronounce name.

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More about Dharan

  • Dharan Kumar is an Indian music composer, who mainly produces film scores and soundtracks in the Tamil film industry.
  • Dharan (clan), a gotra of Agrawals in India.

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