Sanskrit name Gandhar (Sanskrit गन्धार) means particular raga or third note. Gandhar also refers to fragrance.
Gandhar founds reference in various Epics of Hindu mythology like Arthav Veda, Chandogya-Upnishad (छान्दोग्य-उपनिषद्) and Mahabharata where Gandhar is used as name of various people. Gandhar also founds reference in writings of lexicographers like Amar Singh and Halayudh where this name refers to red lead, third note or a particular raag (राग).
As the Creator of sound, Lord Shiva is also known as Gandhar especially the musical note 'Mi' in the gamut of music.
Gandhar is a bit popular name in India. Here it is used by some people as per social media records. Gandhar is not a popular name in the USA.
In our opinion Gandhar is a artistic and stylish name. It also has a nice meaning attached to it.
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