Shikhandi शिखण्डी,शिखन्दि

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  • 3 syllables and 9 letters
  • pronounced as zikhaNDI
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) शिखण्डी,शिखन्दि

Shikhandi meaning: Rosary

Shikhandi name meaning

Literal meaning of Shikhandi:

Sanskrit Name Shikhandi (Sanskrit: शिखण्डी) literally means lock on the crown of the head or Rosary.

Intended meaning of Shikhandi:

Refernce of Shikhandi (शिखण्डी) found in lexicographers like Amar Singh, Halayudh and Hemchandra (अमरसिंह , हलायुध , हेमचन्द्र), and have used this word as a lock on the crown of the head and it is also name of yellow jasmine too.
Shikhandi is a character in the Hindu epic, the Mahabharata. He was born as Shikhandini a daughter of Drupada (the king of Panchala) and after Shikhandini exchanged her sex with a Yaksha.
Shikhandi is the name of Lord Vishnu in his incarnation of Lord Krishna as he has a peacock feather embedded in his crown.
Shikhandi is also name of Lord Shiva as it resebles lord Shiva's curly hair which is like a peacock's crest which has a gold shine.

Popularity of Shikhandi

Name Shikhandi is very traditional and difficult to pronounce name. That is why it is not popular in India as well as in the USA.

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More about Shikhandi

  • Shikhandi is a character in the Hindu epic, the Mahabharata. He was originally born as a girl child named 'Shikhandini' to Drupada, the king of Panchala. Shikhandi fought in the Kurukshetra war on the side of the Pandavas, along with his father Drupada and brother Dhristadyumna. His son's name was Kshatradeva.

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Shikha शिखा

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