Harishchandra हरिश्चन्द्र

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  • 5 syllables and 13 letters
  • pronounced as harizcandra
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) हरिश्चन्द्र

Harishchandra meaning: Full of patience

Harishchandra name meaning

Literal meaning of Harishchandra:

Harishchandra (Sanskrit हरिश्चन्द्र) is a Sanskrit name which depicts having golden splendor.

Intended meaning of Harishchandra:

Reference of Harishchandra is found in Riga Veda (ऋग्वेद), Mahabharata (महाभारत) and Markandey Puran (मार्कण्डेय-पुराण ).
According to Riga Veda Harishchandra means having golden splendor.
Markandey Puran refers to Harishchandra as the 28th king of the solar dynasty in the Treta age(त्रेतायुग) who has gave up his kingdom, his wife and son and finally himself to satisfy the demands of Vishvamitra (विश्वामित्र). After enduring incredible sufferings he won the pity of the Gods and was raised to his subjects with heaven.
According to Mahabharata the act of sacrificing kingdom was the cause of elevation of Harishchandra.

Popularity of Harishchandra

As we can see in the chart Harishchandra is not a popular name in the USA. In India Harishchandra is used by more than 300 people as the name of their babies.

In our opinion Harishchandra is a unique name. It has a beautiful meaning attached to it. This name has a great mythological significance.

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More about Harishchandra

  • Satya Harischandra is a 1965 Indian Kannada language epic film.
  • Harishchandra is the 36th king of the Solar Dynasty, Surya Maharishi Gothram according to Hindu religious texts.
  • Bharatendu Harishchandra is known as the father of modern Hindi literature as well as Hindi theatre. He is considered one of the greatest Hindi writers of modern India.
  • Raja Harishchandra is a 1913 Indian silent film.
  • Harishchandra Madhavrao Birajdar was a wrestler and wrestling coach from India.

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