Hrushikesh हृषीकेश

  • Suitable for Boy
  • Unique name
  • 4 syllables and 10 letters
  • pronounced as hRSIkeza
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) हृषीकेश

Hrushikesh meaning: Lord of the Senses

Hrushikesh name meaning

Literal meaning of Hrushikesh:

Sanskrit word Hrushikesh (Sanskrit हृषीकेश) literally refers to Lord of the senses. Hrushikesh is also a name of Lord Krishna.

Intended meaning of Hrushikesh:

Mention of Hrushikesh is found in various Epics of Hindu mythology like Bhagvat Puran and Mahabharata.
Hrushikesh is referenced in Mahabharata (महाभारत), Harivansh (हरिवंश) and Bhagvat Puran (भागवत पुराण) where Hrushikesh means Lord of the senses. This name is also mentioned in Varah-Mihir-Brihat-Sanhita (वराह-मिहिर-बृहत्-संहिता) where Hrushikesh is the name of the tenth month in a calendar year.
Hrushikesh is also found to be referred in Sir Monier-Williams dictionary where this is the name of a sacred place.

Popularity of Hrushikesh

Hrushikesh is a very popular name in India as it is a holy place. As per social media, Hrushikesh is also adopted by more than 500 people in India as the name of their kids. Hrushikesh is not a popular name in the USA.

Hrushikesh is a nice and sweet name. Hrushikesh also has a nice meaning. Hrushikesh has great sort of mythological significance attached to it.

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More about Hrushikesh

  • Air Chief Marshal Hrushikesh Moolgavkar, PVSM, MVC was the Chief of Air Staff of Indian Air Force from 01 Feb 1976 till 31 Aug 1978.

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Hrushi हृषी

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