Nakshatra नक्षत्र

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  • 3 syllables and 9 letters
  • pronounced as nakSatra
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) नक्षत्र

Nakshatra meaning: Abode of Gods


Nakshatra name meaning

Literal meaning of Nakshatra:

Nakshatra (Sanskrit नक्षत्र) is ancient Sanskrit word which signifies a heavenly body or a constellation. Nakshatra also represents star or sun.


Intended meaning of Nakshatra:

Reference of Nakshatra is found in Riga Veda (ऋग् वेद) where Nakshatra is used to represent the sun, star or any heavenly body.
Nakshatra is also found to be referred in Arthav Veda (अथर्व वेद) as a constellation through which the moon passes.
Mention of Nakshatra is found in the writings of authors like Sayan (सायण) where Nakshatra are considered as abodes of Gods.
Lexicographers like Halayudh and Hemchandra also used Nakshatra in their writings where Nakshatra refers to pearls.


Popularity of Nakshatra

US Popularity Trend for Nakshatra

Nakshatra is a famous name in the USA. Nakshatra is adopted by 7-13 people per year by the people of the USA between the years 2008 to 2013. Nakshatra is a popular word in India. However, it is adopted by less than 140 people in India as the name of their kids.

Nakshatra is a common and modern name.

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More about Nakshatra

  • Nakshatra is the term for lunar mansion in Hindu astrology. A nakshatra is one of 27 sectors along the ecliptic.
  • Nakshatra is a jewellery brand based in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

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