Subhadra सुभद्रा

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  • 3 syllables and 8 letters
  • pronounced as subhadrA
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) सुभद्रा

Subhadra meaning: Auspicious

Subhadra name meaning

Literal meaning of Subhadra:

Sanskrit name Subhadra (Sanskrit: सुभद्रा) literally means glorious or source of great welfare.

Intended meaning of Subhadra:

Subhadra is an ancient Sanskrit word which means glorious, an auspicious woman. Subhadra signifies something splendid or fortunate.
Reference of Subhadra (सुभद्रा) is to be found in संगीत-सारसंग्रह where the word has been used especially to connote as particular shruti (श्रुति).
Subhadra is also found in Mahabharata and Purans. According to the Mahabharata, Subhadra was the sister of Lord Krishna and wife of Arjuna and mother of Abhimanyu. Subhadra is also a name of Goddess Durga.
Acoording to विष्णु-पुराण (Vishnu-Puranas) Subhadra was a grand daughter of रुक्मिन् (Rukmini) and wife of अनिरुद्ध (Aniruddha).

Popularity of Subhadra

Classical name Subhadra is used by more than 400 people in the India as per social media recordes. Name Subhadra can be spelled as Subhadhra to make it very unique. Name Subhadra is difficult to pronounce for non-Indians, so it not a choice of people living in USA.

In our opinion Subhadra is classical name with a great mythological significance. As it is an integral part of Hindu mythology.

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More about Subhadra

  • Subhadra is a character in the Mahabharata written by Vyasa. According to the epic, she was younger sister of Krishna and Balarama, wife of Arjuna and mother of Abhimanyu.
  • Subhadra Pradhan is an Indian field hockey player.
  • Subhadra Kumari Chauhan was an Indian poet famous for Hindi poems composed primarily in Veer Ras, one of the nine Ras.
  • Subhadra Joshi was a noted Indian freedom activist, politician and parliamentarian from Indian National Congress.

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