Kasturika (Sanskrit कस्तूरिका) is an ancient Sanskrit word which means musk or musk-deer. Kasturika also refers to animal perfume.
Kasturika finds reference in various Epics of Hindu mythology with different meanings depending on the context.
Kasturika is mentioned in Varah-Mihir-Brihat-Sanhita (वराह-मिहिर-बृहत्-संहिता) and Panchtantra (पञ्चतन्त्र) where Kasturika means musk or animal perfume. Mention of this name is also found in Sanskrit dictionary of Sir Monier-Williams and Taranath Tarkvaachaspati Vaachaspatyam (तारानाथ तर्कवाचस्पति वाचस्पत्यम्) in which Kasturika denotes musk-deer.
According to the chart here Kasturika is not a popular name in the USA. Kasturika is a bit popular name in India. Here Kasturika is used by nearly 20 people as the name of their kids.
Kasturika is a nice and unique name with a unique meaning attached to it. Kasturika is long and difficult to pronounce name but is a sweet and beautiful name.
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