Pandit पण्डित

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  • Hindi (Sanskrit) पण्डित

Pandit meaning: Scholar

Pandit name meaning

Literal meaning of Pandit:

Pandit (Sanskrit पण्डित) is an ancient name of Sanskrit origin which literally means wise, learned or scholar. Pandit also refers to philosopher and a clever person.

Intended meaning of Pandit:

Mention of ancient Sanskrit name Pandit is found in Shatpath-Brahman (शतपथ-ब्राह्मण), Panini (पाणिनि), Upnishad (उपनिषद्) and Mahabharata (महाभारत) with meanings like shrewd, wise, clever, learned, skillful and conversant with. Pandit also founds reference in Kavya literature in which this word means scholar, teacher or philosopher.
Sanskrit name is also used to describe Lord Shiva as the Divine Scholar who realizes things indirectly. Pandit is also mentioned in Harivansh (हरिवंश) where this word is used for a Brahman changed into an antelope.

Popularity of Pandit

As we can clearly see, Pandit is a popular name in India. Pandit is used by nearly 750 people in India as per social media records. Pandit is not a popular name in the USA.

Pandit is a mythological Sanskrit name, but it is little old style name.

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More about Pandit

  • Santhosh Pandit is a Malayalam film actor, director and an internet celebrity.
  • Arjun Pandit is a 1976 Hindi movie.
  • M. P. Pandit, was a prolific writer, spiritual teacher, secretary of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, and personal secretary to The Mother.
  • Pandit Todarmal was an eminent Indian scholar of Jainism and writer in Jaipur.
  • Pandit Pandit Ravi Shankar, was an Indian musician
  • Pandit Jasraj is an Indian classical vocalist.
  • Pandit means a Hindu scholar learned in Sanskrit and Hindu philosophy and religion, typically also a practising priest.

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