Sanskrit Name Vindhy (Sanskrit: विन्ध्य) literally means to obstruct.
Vindhy is an ancient Sanskrit word which is name of a low range of hills connecting the Northern extremities of the Western and Eastern Ghauts, and separating Hindustan proper from the Dekhan. Reference of Vindhy is found in Manu-Smriti (मनु-स्मृति) and Mahabharata. In the Mahabharata there is a story states that the Vindhyas once obstructed the path of the sun by elevate himself. The gods alarmed, asked the help of the saint Agastya. The great Rishi approached Vindhya and made him bow as to open the way towards the south. And also requesting at the same time that he would continue bowing until he returned. But Rishi Agastya (अगस्त्य) never returned. And that is why Vindhy range of hills never attained the elevation of the Himalaya.
According to Lexicographers like Amar Singh, Halayudh and Hemchandta, Vindhya also means hunter.
Vindhy is used by few people of USA as the name of their children. Vindhy is also uniquely used by people in India.
Vindhy is a short and sweet name with little difficult to pronounce. Vindhy is also a unique name with a unique meaning.
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