Kaundinya कौण्डिन्य

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  • 4 syllables and 9 letters
  • pronounced as kauNDinya
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) कौण्डिन्य

Kaundinya meaning: Priest Hood


Kaundinya name meaning

Literal meaning of Kaundinya:

Ancient word of Sanskrit origin Kaundinya (Sanskrit कौण्डिन्य) is one who lives by a priesthood.


Intended meaning of Kaundinya:

Mention of Kaundinya is found in various Epics of Hindu mythology like Shatpath-Brahman (शतपथ-ब्राह्मण), Aashvalayan-Shraut-Sutra (आश्वलायन-श्रौत-सूत्र), Mahabharata (महाभारत) and Lalit-Vistaar (ललित-विस्तर) as name of various people.
Kaundinya is also mentioned in Taittiriya-Praatishakhya (तैत्तिरीय-प्रातिशाख्य) where Kaundinya is the name of an old grammarian. This name also finds mention in the writings of Sir Monier-Williams in which Kaundinya is one of the 24 mythical Buddhas.


Popularity of Kaundinya

Kaundinya is not a popular name in the USA. Kaundinya is a bit popular name in India. Here Kaundinya is adopted by a mere 19 people as per social media.

Kaundinya is a unique name. Kaundinya also has a great meaning attached to it. Kaundinya also has some sort of mythological significance attached to it.

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More about Kaundinya

  • ●Kaundinya is the first disciple and arahant of Gautama Buddha.
  • Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary and an elephant reserve situated in Andhra Pradesh, India.

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