Gokarna (Sanskrit गोकर्ण) is ancient Sanskrit word which literally refers to cow's ear. Gokarna is also a name of a pilgrimage place.
Reference of Gokarna is found in Kathasaritsagar (कथासरित्सागर) and the writings of lexicographers like Hemchandra where Gokarna means cow' ear or cow's eared. Gokarna is also found to be referred in Ramayan (रामायण), Sushrut (सुश्रुत) and the writings of Charak (चरक) where Gokarna is used for deer.
Mention of Gokarna also founds in Mahabharata (महाभारत) and Kathasaritsagar (कथासरित्सागर) as a name of Lord Shiva. This name is also mentioned in Hemadri-Chaturvarg-Chintamani (हेमाद्रि-चतुर्वर्ग-चिन्तामणि) and Mahabharata in which Gokarna refers to the span from the tip of the thumb to that of the ring finger.
Gokarna also finds reference in Rajtarangini (राजतरंगिणी) where Gokarna is the name of a king of Kashmir who was a great devotee of Lord Shiva.
Gokarna is not a very popular name in either India or the USA. Gokarna is adopted by mere 20 people in India as the name of their kids. Gokarna is not adopted by any person of the USA as the name of their children.
Gokarna is a beautiful name with a nice meaning attached to it. Gokarna also has a great sort of mythological significance attached to it.
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