Sumantra सुमंत्र

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  • pronounced as sumantra
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) सुमंत्र

Sumantra meaning: Good Adviser

Sumantra name meaning

Literal meaning of Sumantra:

Sumantra (Sanskrit सुमन्त्र) is ancient name of Sanskrit origin which literally means following good advice. Sumantra also means good adviser.

Intended meaning of Sumantra:

Sumantra is an ancient name of Sanskrit origin, which founds reference in various Epics of Hindu mythology.
Reference of Sumantra is found in Kathasaritsagar (कथासरित्सागर), here this word refers to the act of following good advice. This name is also mentioned in Indische Studien where this is the name of a preceptor.
Mention of Sumantra is also found in the Ramayana, where Sumantra is a friend, minister and charioteer of King Dashrath (दशरथ). This name is also found to be referred in Vishnu Puran where Sumantra is the name of a son of Antariksha (अन्तरीक्ष).

Popularity of Sumantra

Sumantra is not a popular name in the USA. Sumantra is a somewhat popular name in India. Here it is used by few people as the name of their children.

In our opinion Sumantra is a nice name with a unique meaning. Sumatra is also a different kind of name, it is not common or usual.

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More about Sumantra

  • Sumantra Ghoshal was an Indian organizational theorist, Professor of Strategic and International Management at the London Business School, and founding Dean of the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad.
  • Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics.

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