Kumbha कुंभ

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  • pronounced as kumbha
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) कुंभ

Kumbha meaning: Water Pot

Kumbha name meaning

Literal meaning of Kumbha:

Ancient Sanskrit word Kumbha (Sanskrit कुम्भ) is the zodiac sign Aquarius. Kumbha also refers to breathing and water-pot.

Intended meaning of Kumbha:

Kumbha founds reference in various Epics of Hindu mythology with different meanings depending on the context. Reference of Kumbha is found in Ramayan (रामायण), Raghuvansh (रघुवंश) and Riga Veda (ऋग् वेद) where Kumbha means water-pot and ewer. This name is also referenced in Panchtantra (पञ्चतन्त्र) and Arthav Veda (अथर्व वेद) in which Kumbha means a jar or pitcher. Kumbha is also a measure of grain (equal to twenty द्रोणs) as per mentioned in Manu-Smruti.
Kumbha is also mentioned in Katyayan-Shraut-Sutra (कात्यायन-श्रौत-सूत्र) and Shankhayan-Shraut-Sutra (कात्यायन-श्रौत-सूत्र) where Kumbha refers to an urn (in which the bones of a dead person are collected). Mention of this name is also found in Jyotish (ज्योतिष) and Varah-Mihir-Brihat-Sanhita (वराह-मिहिर-बृहत्-संहिता) as the sign of the zodiac Aquarius.
Kumbha was a name of a दानव (a son of प्रह्लाद and brother of निकुम्भ) in the Mahabharata. And it is a name of Mantra which is pronounced over a weapon in Ramayana.
Gupt also founds to be referred in the epic Vishnu as the container because he contains in himself everything, as in a pot.

Popularity of Kumbha

According to the graph shown above Kumbha is less popular name in the USA. Kumbha is a very popular name in India as it is a zodiac sign. However, as per social media records Kumbha is not used by more than 35 people in India as the name of their children.

In our opinion Kumbha is a short and stylish name. Kumbha also has some sort of mythological significance attached to it.

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More about Kumbha

  • A kumbha, is a type of pottery in India. Traditionally, it is made by Kumhars, also known as Prajapatis.
  • Ravana's brother Kumbhakarna had a son named Kumbha in Ramayana.
  • Rana Kumbha was the ruler of Mewar, a state in western India.
  • The kumbha is the zodiac sign Aquarius in Hindu astrology.
  • According to Hindu astrology, Kumbh Mela happens when the planet Brihaspati moves into Aquarius.

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