Vidyadhar विद्याधर

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  • 4 syllables and 9 letters
  • pronounced as vidyAdhara
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) विद्याधर

Vidyadhar meaning: Knowledgeable

Vidyadhar name meaning

Literal meaning of Vidyadhar:

Vidyadhar (Sanskrit विद्याधर) is ancient Sanskrit name which literally refers to someone who possessed knowledge.

Intended meaning of Vidyadhar:

Vidyadhar is found to be referred in Harivansh (हरिवंश) and Kavya literature in which Vidyadhar is a kind of super natural being who possesses super natural powers.
Mention of Vidyadhar is also found in Kiratarjuniya (किरातार्जुनीय), Vaasvadatta (वासवदत्ता) and various Epics of Hindu mythology where Vidyadhar is name of various scholars. This name also founds mention in Sangeet-Saarsangrah (संगीत-सारसंग्रह) where Vidyadhar refers to a kind of musical note.
Vidyadhar is also mentioned in Kathasaritsagar (कथासरित्सागर) as name of a daughter of Shoor-Sen (शूर-सेन).

Popularity of Vidyadhar

Vidyadhar is a very popular name in India. Vidyadhar is used by more than 700 people in India as the name of their kids, according to the chart shown above. Vidyadhar is not at all a popular name in the USA.

Vidyadhar is common name with very good meaning attached to it.

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More about Vidyadhar

  • Vidyadhar Bhattacharya was the chief architect and city planner of Jaipur, Rajasthan.
  • Pandit Vidyadhar Vyas is an Indian Hindustani vocalist, and a contemporary exponent of the Paluskar style of North Indian classical singing.
  • Vidyadhar S. Gokhale was a political activist, a Marathi playwright, and an editor of a Marathi newspaper, Loksatta, from Maharashtra, India.
  • Vidyadhar Oke is a Doctor of Medicine and an Indian Harmonium player, who has done 22 Shruti research and developed new musical instruments.
  • Vidyadhar Shastri was a Sanskrit poet and a scholar of Sanskrit and Hindi.
  • Vidyadhar Johrapurkar is a Sanskritist, social anthropologist and historian.
  • Vidyadhar Shukla is the Chief Hindu priest of Thailand. He is of Indian ancestry.

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