Nandan नन्दन,नंदन

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  • 3 syllables and 6 letters
  • pronounced as nandana
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) नन्दन,नंदन

Nandan meaning: Rejoicing

Nandan name meaning

Literal meaning of Nandan:

Sanskrit name Nandana literally means gladdening, rejoicing or a son.

Intended meaning of Nandan:

Mention of Nandan is found in the Mahabharata, Varaha Mihira and Pajcaratra where Nandan refers to rejoicing, gladdening. Also, Nandan is an attendant of Skanda given to him by the Asvins and it is another name of Lord Vishnu (विष्णु) or Shiva (शिव), as per mentioned in the Mahabharata. Nandan also mentioned as a divine garden or Indra's (इन्द्र's) paradise.
Nandan finds mention in the Ramayana where Nandan is the name of of a sword.
As per 1008 names of Lord Ganesha, Nandan is one of the name of Lord Ganesha.

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  • Shyam Nandan Prasad Mishra was an Indian politician.
  • Dinesh Nandan Sahay is the former Governor of Tripura and Governor of Chhattisgarh.
  • C. K. Nandan is an Indian cricket umpire and former player.
  • Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna was a Congress Party leader and former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
  • Nandan Nilekani is an Indian entrepreneur, bureaucrat and politician. He was the Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).
  • Dr Satendra Pratap Nandan is a Fiji Indian academic, writer and former politician.
  • Nandan is a government-sponsored film and cultural centre in Kolkata, India.

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