Kumud कुमुद

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  • Hindi (Sanskrit) कुमुद

Kumud meaning: Pleasure of the Earth

Kumud name meaning

Literal meaning of Kumud:

Kumud (Sanskrit कुमुद) is an ancient word of Sanskrit origin which literally refers to pleasure of the earth. Kumud also refers to water lily and lotus.

Intended meaning of Kumud:

Kumud founds reference in various Epics of Hindu mythology like Sushrut (सुश्रुत), Arthav Veda (अथर्व वेद) and Shakuntala (शकुन्तला) as white water lily. Mention of this word is also found in Varah-Mihir-Brihat-Sanhita (वराह-मिहिर-बृहत्-संहिता) in which Kumud is name of a particular comet.
Kumud is also mentioned in the Epic Vishnu as another name of Lord Vishnu as during his incarnations, he delights in the earth. Reference of this name is also found in Bhagvat Puran (भागवत पुराण) and Vishnu Puran (विष्णु पुराण) as a name of a mountain.

Popularity of Kumud

Kumud is a very popular name in India. Kumud is adopted by more than 620 people in India as the name of their children. Kumud is not adopted by the people of the USA as the name of their babies.
In our opinion Kumud is a very nice and beautiful name. Kumud also has a great meaning. Kumud has a great sort of mythological significance attached to it.

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More about Kumud

  • Kumud is a tribal area in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates.
  • Kumud Ranjan Mullick was a Bengali writer and poet.
  • Radha Kumud Mukherjee, was an Indian historian and a noted Indian nationalist during the period of British colonial rule.
  • Kumudben Manishankar Joshi was a Governor of Andhra Pradesh from 26 November 1985 to 7 February 1990.

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