Kumarika (कुमारिका) is ancient Sanskrit word which refers to a girl from 10 to 12 years old. Kumarika is also another name of Goddess Durga.
Kumarika founds reference in various Epics of Hindu mythology where Kumarika is another name of Goddess Durga and Goddess Sita. Mention of Kumarika is found in Arthav Veda (अथर्व-वेद), Mahabharata (महाभारत) and Tandya-Brahman (ताण्ड्य-ब्राह्मण) in which Kumarika refers to any girl from 10 to 12 years old.
Reference of Kumarika is also found in Vishnu Puran where Kumarika is a name of the part of Bharata-Varsh (भारत-वर्ष). Kumarika also founds reference in Hemadri-Chaturvarg-Chintamani (हेमाद्रि-चतुर्वर्ग-चिन्तामणि) in which this is the name of a river. This name is also mentioned in the writings of lexicographers like Hemchandra and Halayudh where Kumarika means Jasmine, cardamom, virgin and young girl.
Kumarika is a very popular name in India as it is another name of Goddess Durga. Kumarika is however not adopted by many people in India as the name of their girl child. Kumarika is not adopted by any person in the USA as the name of their girl child, according to the USA Popularity.
Kumarika is a beautiful name with a great meaning attached to it. Kumarika also has a great sort of mythological significance attached to it.
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