Dhyan ध्यान

  • Suitable for Boy
  • Unique name
  • Easy to pronounce
  • 2 syllables and 5 letters
  • pronounced as dhyAna
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) ध्यान

Dhyan meaning: Meditation

Dhyan name meaning

Literal meaning of Dhyan:

Sanskrit boy name Dhyan (ध्यान) means attention, appreciate, meditation and insensibility. Another meaning is profound and abstract religious meditation.

Intended meaning of Dhyan:

Dhyan finds reference in Manu Smrti (मनु स्मृति), Kavya Literature and Mahabharata where this word refers to meditation, thought, reflection, especially profound and abstract religious meditation. Mention of Dhyan (ध्यान) is found in Horace H. Wilson where this word refers to a mental representation of the personal attributes of a deity.
Mention of Dhyan is found in Bhavaprakasha (भावप्रकाश) in which Dhyan means insensibility, dulness. Dhyan finds reference in the Maitrayani Samhita (मैत्रायणी संहिता) in which Dhyan is the name of a particular personification.
Dhyan finds mention in the Puranas (पुराण s) where Dhyan is the name of the 11th day of the light half in Brahma's (ब्रह्म's) month. Dhyan (Sanskrit ध्यान) is another name of Lord Ganesha as he is a complete expression of meditation or shows concrete form of meditation.

Popularity of Dhyan

US Popularity Trend for Dhyan

As per USA popularity, Dhyan is a popular name in the USA. Dhyan is in trend since 1985, where Dhyan was used by average 17 people per year as the name of their kids. According to Social media Popularity count, Dhyan has 134 counts, so you can see that it is not too popular. Another way the name is spelt as Dhyana and this spelling seems to be even less popular with only 20 counts.

The Hindu baby name Dhyan is short, sweet and unique. Dhyan is a Sanskrit name with very good meaning. Dhyan also has some sort of mythological significance attached to it.

Compare Popularity Trend for Dhyan Vs Other

More about Dhyan

  • Dhyana means meditation in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism.
  • Sammir Dattani from Kannada film industry also known as Dhyan.
  • Dhyan Chand Dhyan Chand was an Indian field hockey player, who is widely considered as the greatest field hockey player of all

Spelling variations for Dhyan



Nick names


Search names containing

Search through our baby name collection containing letters example ojas.

You may also like

Names being watched

See more

http://www.pitarau.com/ is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon. Clicking on an Amazon link from http://www.pitarau.com/ does not increase the cost of any item you purchase.