Puran पुराण

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  • 3 syllables and 5 letters
  • pronounced as purANa
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) पुराण

Puran meaning: Ancient

Puran name meaning

Literal meaning of Puran:

Sanskrit name Puran (Sanskrit: पुराण) literally means mythology.

Intended meaning of Puran:

Sanskrit word Puran means belonging to ancient or olden times, ancient, old. So Puran is a another name of Lord Shiva considered as, he is the Oldest of the old.
Puran refers a thing or event of the past, an ancient tale or legend, old traditional history. Puran also means a large collection of knowledge or spiritual information. All Epics in Hindu mythology are said to be ancient.
According to कथासरित्सागर (Kathasaritsagara) Puran was a name of a rushi(ऋषि). Puran also refers to a measure of silver.

Popularity of Puran

Puran is adopted by more than 500 people in the India. Since name Puran is rarely used name in India.

In our opinion Puran is a easy to pronunce name with mythological significance, as it is a word used by Gods to name ancient epics. Puran is also a sweet and classical name.

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More about Puran

  • Professor Puran Singh was a Punjabi poet, scientist and mystic.
  • Puran Bhaat is a puppeteer from India.
  • Puran Singh Bundela is an Indian politician. He is a three-time Member of the Legislative Assembly from Mahroni constituency in Uttar Pradesh.

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