Parakram पराक्रम

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  • 4 syllables and 8 letters
  • pronounced as parAkrama
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) पराक्रम

Parakram meaning: To Excel

Parakram name meaning

Literal meaning of Parakram:

Parakram (Sanskrit पराक्रम) literally means great strength. Parakram also represents heroism, attack, courage and valor.

Intended meaning of Parakram:

Lexicographers like Halayudh and Hemchandra has used Parakram in their writings as a name of Lord Vishnu. Mention of Parakram is also found in Mahabharata (महाभारत) and Kavya literature with meanings like heroism, courage, power, bold, advance, strength and energy.
Parakram finds reference in Kathasaritsagar (कथासरित्सागर) in which Parakram is the name of a chief of Vidya-Dhar (विद्या-धर). Reference of Parakram is found also in writings of Sir Monier-Williams where Parakram signifies valor, to excel and to march forward.

Popularity of Parakram

As we can clearly see the graph not present, that means Parakram is not a popular name in either of the countries. It is little hard to pronounce for non Indians. Parakram is adopted by a mere 45 people in India as the name of their kids.
Parakram is a nice and stylish name. Parakram has a nice meaning to it. Parakram also has a great sort of mythological significance in Hindu mythology.

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More about Parakram

  • Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake, is the Chairman/CEO of Aitken Spence Maritime.

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Parak परक

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