Markandeya मार्कण्डेय

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  • Unique name
  • 5 syllables and 10 letters
  • pronounced as mArkaNDeya
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) मार्कण्डेय

Markandeya meaning: Winning over death

Markandeya name meaning

Literal meaning of Markandeya:

Markandeya (Sanskrit मार्कण्डेय) literally mean winning over death. Markandeya was narrator of one of the Purans.

Intended meaning of Markandeya:

Reference of Markandeya is found in great Epics like Ramayana, Mahabharata and Sanskaarkaustubh (संस्कारकौस्तुभ) where it is name of the author of Markandeya-Puran.
Markandeya was an ancient sage and a great devotee of Lord Shiva. Markandeya also means winning over death because he was saved from Yama (God of death) by Lord Shiva.

Popularity of Markandeya

Markandeya is not a popular name in the USA as we can clearly see from the chart. Markandeya is not used by many people in India also where this name is used by almost 50 people as the name of their children.

Name Markandeya is difficult to pronounce, but unique name.

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More about Markandeya

  • Markandeya is an ancient rishi (sage) from the Hindu tradition, born in the clan of Bhrigu Rishi. He is celebrated as a devotee of both Shiva and Vishnu and is mentioned in a number of stories from the Puranas.
  • The Markandeya Purana is one of the eighteen major Mahapuranas, a genre of Hindu religious texts.
  • Markandeya was a 1935 Tamil film.

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