Mahamuni महामुनि

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  • Hindi (Sanskrit) महामुनि

Mahamuni meaning: A Great Sage

Mahamuni name meaning

Literal meaning of Mahamuni:

Mahamuni is ancient word of Sanskrit origin which literally means a great Muni or sage. Mahamuni also refers to any medicinal herb.

Intended meaning of Mahamuni:

Mention of Mahamuni is found in the Epic Shiva Puran as another name of Lord Shiva being the Perfect Ascetic as he can be both silent and contemplative. Mahamuni also finds reference in Ramayan (रामायण), Mahabharata (महाभारत) and Bhagvat Puran (भागवत-पुराण) where Mahamuni represents a great Muni or sage.
Lexicographers like Hemchandra and Halayudh has also used this word in their literature where Mahamuni signifies any medicinal herb which heals from pain and diseases. Reference of this name is also found in the writings of Horace H. Wilson as another name of Rishi Agastya (अगस्त्य) and Rishi Vyas (व्यास).

Popularity of Mahamuni

As per social media records, Mahamuni is not adopted by many people in India as the name their kids. Mahamuni is not a popular name in the USA.

Mahamuni is a unique name with a unique and great meaning attached to it. Mahamuni has great mythological attached to it.

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More about Mahamuni

  • The Mahamuni Buddha Temple is a Buddhist temple and major pilgrimage site, located southwest of Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar).

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