Linga लिंग

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  • Unique name
  • 2 syllables and 5 letters
  • pronounced as liGga
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) लिंग

Linga meaning: Inference

Linga name meaning

Literal meaning of Linga:

Linga (Sanskrit लिंग) is an ancient word of Sanskrit origin, which means image of a god or gender. Linga refers to the organ of generation.

Intended meaning of Linga:

Reference of Linga is found in Mahabharata in which lings are used for token, sign, badge or emblem.
Linga is the male organ, especially that of शिव worshipped in the form of a stone or marble column, which generally rises out of a योनि, and is set up in temples dedicated to शिव; formerly 12 principal शिव-लिङ्गs existed in India.
Mention of this name is also found in the Epic Kavya in which Linga means a false badge or disguise.
Linga also founds to be referred in Kanad-Vaisheshik-Sutra (कणाद-वैशेषिक-सूत्र) and Sarvadarshan-Sangrah (सर्वदर्शन-संग्रह) as a proof or evidence.
Linga is also mentioned in Manu-Smiriti (मनु-स्मृति) and Harivansh Puran where this word denotes the sign of gender or order of generation.

Popularity of Linga

As we can clearly see in the chart, Linga is not a popular name in the USA. Also Linga is used by few people in India as the name of their children.

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More about Linga

  • The Linga Purana is one of the major eighteen Puranas, a Hindu religious text. Its current form can be dated back to 600 C.E.
  • Lingaa is a 2014 Indian Tamil action drama film.

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