Ancient Sanskrit word Janak (जनक) is name of a king who was father of Goddess Sita. Janak literally means father, parent, producing, begetting and generating.
Janak is found to be referred in the Epic Ramayan (रामायण) in which Janak is the father of the Goddess Sita and was king of Mithila (मिथिला).
Janak is also mentioned in the Mahabharata (महाभारत), Bhavprakash (भावप्रकाश), Kashika-Vritti (काशिका-वृत्ति) and Varah-Mihir-Brihat-Sanhita (वराह-मिहिर-बृहत्-संहिता) with meanings like generative, generating, begetting, producing and causing. Mention of this name is also found in Harivansh (हरिवंश) and Panchtantra (पञ्चतन्त्र) with meanings as a progenitor or a father.
Janak also finds reference in Shatpath-Brahman (शतपथ-ब्राह्मण), Rajtarangini (राजतरंगिणी) and Bhagvat Puran (भागवत-पुराण) as the name of several kings and men.
Janak is a very popular name in India. Janak is also used by more than 850 people in India as the name of their children. Janak is also a popular name in the USA as it is used by more than 100 people since the year 1981 as the name of their children.
Viswam is an ancient word of Sanskrit origin which means ent..more
Trilochana means the female with three eyes. her third eye m..more
Means "ruler of Muka" in Sanskrit. This is another name of t..more
Girl name Ankita is derived from sanskrit word Ankit = Ank (..more
In Sanskrit Amaya literally means guileless, not cunning or ..more
Sanskrit name Pavani (पवनी) literally means pure, holy or pu..more
Salika (Sanskrit सालिका) is the ancient Sanskrit girl name w..more
Sanskrit name Chaturmurti means having four forms of appeara..more
http://www.pitarau.com/ is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon. Clicking on an Amazon link from http://www.pitarau.com/ does not increase the cost of any item you purchase.