Gandharv गन्धर्व

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  • 3 syllables and 8 letters
  • pronounced as gandharva
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) गन्धर्व

Gandharv meaning: Celestial musician

Gandharv name meaning

Literal meaning of Gandharv:

Gandharv (Sanskrit: गन्धर्व) is a Hindu Indian popular masculine given name, which literally means "celestial musician" in Sanskrit.

Intended meaning of Gandharv:

Gandharv finds reference in Bhagavata Purana (भागवत पुराण) with meaning a singer. Gandharv (गन्धर्व) finds to be mentioned in Agni Purana where Gandharv is used for gandharvas are the sons of sage Kasyapa and Aristha, who are both musicians and dancers and guardians of the Soma juice.
Gandharv finds reference in Mahadevi Bhagavata in which Gandharv is the name of the celestial musicians and Surya. Gandharv (Sanskrit गन्धर्व) is another name of Lord Ganesha as he is the Gandharva grammar text that is divinely sacred.. The baby name, Gandharv is another name for Lord Shiva as the Celestial who manifests to attract devotees..

Popularity of Gandharv

The name Gandharv is not adopted by any person in the USA as the name of their kids. Gandharv is not a popular name in India, according to the social media profile counts. Here Gandharv is used by mere 108 people in India as the name of their babies.

The Hindu baby name Gandharv is unique. Name Gandharv is with good meaning attached to it. It has variously been used to refer to a number of mythological figures, including Ganesh and Shiva in Hinduism. The baby name Gandharv is slightly difficult to pronounce.

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More about Gandharv

  • Gandharva is a name used for distinct heavenly beings in Hinduism and Buddhism.It is also a term for skilled singers in Indian classical music.
  • The Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav is an annual Indian Classical music festival held in Pune since 1953.
  • Kumar Gandharva or Shivaputra Siddharamayya Komkalimath was a Hindustani classical singer.
  • Bal Gandharva, was one of the greatest Marathi singers and stage actors.
  • Anand Gandharva is a Hindustani classical vocalist from the Kirana Gharana.He is popular for his classical singing of songs from the Marathi film Balgandharva .
  • Gandharv are a Hindu community found in North India.

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