Jyotiska (Sanskrit ज्योतिष्क) is ancient Sanskrit word which literally means a class of deities of light including sun, moon, planets and stars. It also means luminous.
Reference of Jyotiska is found in Mahabharata (महाभारत) in which Jyotiska in the name of a luminous weapon of Arjun (अर्जुन).
Jyotiska also founds reference in Jain literature where Jyotiska refers to luminaries or a class of light deities which are arranged under five heads viz. sun, moon, planet, fixed stars and lunar mansions. Reference of this name is also found in Buddhist literature and Divyavadan (दिव्यावदान) where Jyotiska is the name of a person.
Jyotiska is also mentioned in writings of lexicographers like Hemchandra and Halayudh where Jyotiska is an herbal plant.
Jyotiska is not a famous name in either of the countries. Jyotiska is used by less than 25 people in India as the name of their kids.
As far as we can tell, Jyotiska is unique name. Jyotiska has a very beautiful meaning attached to it. Also, name Jyotiska have mythological significance. Jyotiska is not popular in the USA, because it is difficult to pronunciation too.
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