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.
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.
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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