Shashikala शशिकला

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  • Unique name
  • Easy to pronounce
  • 4 syllables and 10 letters
  • pronounced as zazikalA
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) शशिकला

Shashikala meaning: Moon

Shashikala name meaning

Literal meaning of Shashikala:

Ancient Sanskrit name Shashikala (शशिकला) refers to the moon or digit of the moon. Shashikala is also a kind of meter.

Intended meaning of Shashikala:

Mention of the Sanskrit name Shashikala if found in various Epics of Hindu mythology with different meanings depending on the context.
Shashikala founds reference in Kathasaritsagar (कथासरित्सागर) and Vikramovarshi (विक्रमोर्वशी) where Shashikala refers to the moon, or digit of the moon. This name is also mentioned in Chandomanjari (छन्दोमञ्जरी) where Shashikala denotes a kind of meter.
Shashikala also finds mention in Sir Monier-Williams dictionary as the name of various women. Shashikala was the daughter of King Subahu of KaSi and the wife of Emperor SudarSana.

Popularity of Shashikala

Shashikala is a popular name in India as it is the name of a famous actress of Indian Cinema of 1960s. However Shashikala is not used by many people in India as the name of their children. Shashikala is not a popular name in the USA.

Shashikala is a beautiful name with a beautiful meaning attached to it. Shashikala is also a stylish name.

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More about Shashikala

  • Shashikala Om Prakash Saigal, is an Indian film and television actress, who has played supporting roles in over 100 Bollywood films.
  • Shashikala Kakodkar is a prominent leader of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), a political party based in Goa, India.

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Shashi शशी Kala कला

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