Tandava ताण्डव

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  • 4 syllables and 7 letters
  • pronounced as tANDava
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) ताण्डव

Tandava meaning: Frantic Dance

Tandava name meaning

Literal meaning of Tandava:

Tandava (Sanskrit ताण्डव) is an ancient Sanskrit word which means frantic dance or dance of Lord Shiva.

Intended meaning of Tandava:

Mention of Tandava is found in various Epics of Hindu mythology like Rajtarangini, Bhagvat Puran and Kathasaritsagar. Tandava founds reference in Bhagvat Puran (भागवत पुराण), Matsya-Puran (मत्स्य-पुराण), Maltimadhav (मालतीमाधव), Rajtarangini (राजतरंगिणी), Kathasaritsagar (कथासरित्सागर) and writings of Sir Monier-Williams where Tandava signifies frantic dance of Lord Shiva to destroy world when it is corrupted more than a limit and restore good in a new world.

Popularity of Tandava

As we can clearly see in the graph above Tandava is not used by many people in India or USA as the name of their kids.

Sanskrit word Tandava has a great sort of mythological significance attached to it in Hindu mythologies. But as a name Tandava is not that good.

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More about Tandava

  • Tandava is a divine dance performed by the Hindu god Shiva.
  • Shiva Tandava Stotram is a stotra that describes the Hindu God Shiva's power and beauty.
  • Rudra Tandava is a 2015 Indian Kannada action film.

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