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 Names beginning with "A" (1)

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  1. Aṁsa (aMsa) (अंस) m.: Shoulder - Name of a certain king.
  2. Akaca (akaca) (अकच) m.: Hairless - Name of Ketu - From an astronomical viewpoint, Ketu is the name of the dragon's tail, but mythologically, it designates the body of the demon Saiṁhikeya, who was beheaded by Viṣṇu - However, this demon would become immortal later by drinking Amṛta or the Nectar of immortality. [ketu - saiMhikeya - viSNu - amR^ita]
  3. Akaniṣṭha (akaniSTha) (अकनिष्ठ) m.: One who is younger than the others.
  4. Akampita (akampita) (अकम्पित) m., Akampitā (akampitA) (अकम्पिता) f.: Firm, unshaken - Name of one of the eleven main disciples of Tīrthaṅkara Mahāvīra - Mahāvīra was the most important teacher in Jainism of the present age. [tIrthaN^kara - mahAvIra]
  5. Akartā (akartA) (अकर्ता) m.: Not an agent - Epithet for Puruṣa or the Self in Sāṅkhyadarśana (Sāṅkhya philosophy).  [puruSa - sAN^khyadarshana - sAN^khya]
  6. Akalaṅka (akalaN^ka) (अकलङ्क) m., Akalaṅkā (akalaN^kA) (अकलङ्का) f.: Spotless.
  7. Akula (akula) (अकुल) m.: Without ye (body) or one whose kula or body is the vowel "a" - Epithet for Śiva. [shiva]
  8. Akūpāra (akUpAra) (अकूपार) m., Akūpārā (akUpArA) (अकूपारा) f.: Unbounded - Epithet for the sea - Also, "a tortoise", specially that one which supports the entire world on its back, according to Indian mythology.
  9. Akṛśāśva (akR^ishAshva) (अकृशाश्व) m.: One whose horse is not emaciated or is unimpaired - Name of a king of Ayodhyā (the capital city of Rāmacandra's kingdom). [ayodhyA - rAmacandra]
  10. Akṛṣṭa (akR^iSTa) (अकृष्ट) m., Akṛṣṭā (akR^iSTA) (अकृष्टा) f.: Unplowed.
  11. Akopa (akopa) (अकोप) m.: One who is devoid of kopa or anger - Name of a minister of king Daśaratha [Rāmacandra's father]. [dasharatha - rAmacandra]
  12. Akrodhana (akrodhana) (अक्रोधन) m.: One who is free from wrath.
  13. Akṣa (akSa) (अक्ष) m.: Soul, knowledge - Epithet for Garuḍa [vehicle of Lord Viṣṇu]. [garuDa - viSNu]
  14. Akṣaja (akSaja) (अक्षज) m.: Diamond, thunderbolt - Epithet for Viṣṇu. [viSNu]
  15. Akṣamālā (akSamAlA) (अक्षमाला) f.: Rosary of seeds - Name of Arundhatī [wife of the sage Vasiṣṭha]. [arundhatI - vasiSTha]
  16. Akṣamālī (akSamAlI) (अक्षमाली) m., Akṣamālinī (akSamAlinI) (अक्षमालिनी) f.: One who wears a rosary of seeds - Epithet for Śiva. [shiva]
  17. Akṣaya (akSaya) (अक्षय) m., Akṣayā (akSayA) (अक्षया) f.: One who is free from decay - Name of a certain mountain.
  18. Akṣīṇa (akSINa) (अक्षीण) m., Akṣīṇā (akSINA) (अक्षीणा) f.: Imperishable - Name of a son of the celebrated sage Viśvāmitra. [vishvAmitra]
  19. Agajā (agajA) (अगजा) f.: One who has been produced on a mountain - Epithet for Pārvatī, second wife of Lord Śiva. [pArvatI - shiva]
  20. Agasti (agasti) (अगस्ति) m.: One who throws mountains - Name of a renowned sage who was son of the gods Mitra and Varuṇa by Urvaśī. [mitra - varuNa - urvashI]
  21. Agastya (agastya) (अगस्त्य) m.: One who throws mountains.
  22. Agādha (agAdha) (अगाध) m., Agādhā (agAdhA) (अगाधा) f.: Unfathomable.
  23. Agocara (agocara) (अगोचर) m., Agocarā (agocarA) (अगोचरा) f.: Inaccessible.
  24. Agni (agni) (अग्नि) m.: Fire.
  25. Agniketu (agniketu) (अग्निकेतु) m., Agniketu (agniketu) (अग्निकेतु) f.: One who has fire as his characteristic mark.
  26. Agnija (agnija) (अग्निज) m., Agnijā (agnijA) (अग्निजा) f.: Born from fire - Epithet for Viṣṇu. [viSNu]
  27. Agnijanma (agnijanma) (अग्निजन्म) m.: Born from fire.
  28. Agnijvāla (agnijvAla) (अग्निज्वाल) m.: One who is like a flame of fire - Epithet for Śiva. [shiva]
  29. Agnibāhu (agnibAhu) (अग्निबाहु) m.: Smoke.
  30. Agnirājā (agnirAja) (अग्निराजा) m., Agnirājñī (agnirAGYI) (अग्निराज्ञी) f.: One who has agni or fire as king. [agni]
  31. Agnivarṇa (agnivarNa) (अग्निवर्ण) m., Agnivarṇā (agnivarNA) (अग्निवर्णा) f.: One who has the color of fire.
  32. Agniṣṭut (agniSTut) (अग्निष्टुत्) m.: One who praises agni or fire, or else "a hymn of praise of agni or fire".
  33. Agnisiṁha (agnisiMha) (अग्निसिंह) m.: Fire-lion, or else "king of fire".
  34. Agraṇī (agraNI) (अग्रणी) m., Agraṇī (agraNI) (अग्रणी) f.: Foremost.
  35. Agrasena (agrasena) (अग्रसेन) m.: One whose army is the foremost one.
  36. Aghamarṣaṇa (aghamarSaNa) (अघमर्षण) m., Aghamarṣaṇā (aghamarSaNA) (अघमर्षणा) f.: One who patiently endures sin.
  37. Agharut (agharut) (अघरुत्) m.: One who howls fearfully.
  38. Aghāśva (aghAshva) (अघाश्व) m., Aghāśvā (aghAshvA) (अघाश्वा) f.: One who owns a bad or vicious horse.
  39. Aghoraghorarūpa (aghoraghorarUpa) (अघोरघोररूप) m.: One who has a form or nature both terrific (terrifying) and not terrific (not terrifying) - Epithet for Śiva. [shiva]
  40. Aṅgāra (aN^gAra) (अङ्गार) m.: Charcoal.
  41. Aṅgāraka (aN^gAraka) (अङ्गारक) m.: Charcoal.
  42. Aṅgula (aN^gula) (अङ्गुल) m.: Finger.
  43. Acala (acala) (अचल) m., Acalā (acalA) (अचला) f.: Immovable. Epithet for Śiva. [shiva]
  44. Acchoda (acChoda) (अच्छोद) m., Acchodā (acChodA) (अच्छोदा) f.: Containing clear or transparent water.
  45. Acyuta (acyuta) (अच्युत) m., Acyutā (acyutA) (अच्युता) f.: One who has not fallen - Epithet for Viṣṇu as well as Kṛṣṇa. [viSNu - kR^iSNa]
  46. Acyutamanās (acyutamanAs) (अच्युतमनास्) m.: One whose mind has not fallen.
  47. Aja (aja) (अज) m., Ajā (ajA) (अजा) f.: Unborn.
  48. Ajagara (ajagara) (अजगर) m.: One who swallows goats.
  49. Ajapāla (ajapAla) (अजपाल) m.: A goat-herd - Name of Rāmacandra's grandfather. [rAmacandra]
  50. Ajaya (ajaya) (अजय) m.: Unconquered - Epithet for Viṣṇu. [viSNu]
  51. Ajātaśatru (ajAtashatru) (अजातशत्रु) m., Ajātaśatru (ajAtashatru) (अजातशत्रु) f.: One who has no enemies or adversaries or equal - Epithet for Śiva and Indra. [shiva - indra]
  52. Ajātāri (ajAtAri) (अजातारि) m.: One who has no enemies or adversaries or equal.
  53. Ajita (ajita) (अजित) m., Ajitā (ajitA) (अजिता) f.: One who has not been conquered or vanquished - Epithet for Viṣṇu and Śiva. [viSNu - shiva]
  54. Ajitavikrama (ajitavikrama) (अजितविक्रम) m.: One who has invincible power.
  55. Ajina (ajina) (अजिन) m.: The hairy skin of an antelope.
  56. Ajira (ajira) (अजिर) m., Ajirā (ajirA) (अजिरा) f.: Agile, quick.
  57. Ajīgarta (ajIgarta) (अजीगर्त) m.: One who has nothing to swallow.
  58. Ajeya (ajeya) (अजेय) m., Ajeyā (ajeyA) (अजेया) f.: Invincible.
  59. Añjana (aJNjana) (अञ्जन) m.: A type of domestic lizard.
  60. Añjasa (aJNjasa) (अञ्जस) m., Añjasī (aJNjasI) (अञ्जसी) f.: Straight, honest.
  61. Aṭṭahāsa (aTTahAsa) (अट्टहास) m.: Loud laughter - Epithet for Śiva. [shiva]
  62. Aṇu (aNu) (अणु) m., Aṇvī (aNvI) (अण्वी) f.: Minute, atomic - Epithet for Śiva. [shiva]
  63. Aṇḍa (aNDa) (अण्ड) m.: Egg - Epithet for Śiva. [shiva]
  64. Aṇḍajeśvara (aNDajeshvara) (अण्डजेश्वर) m.: Lord of the birds - Epithet for Garuḍa, the celebrated eagle that acts as vehicle of Lord Viṣṇu. [shiva]
  65. Atanu (atanu) (अतनु) m.: Bodiless - Epithet for Kāmadeva.
  66. Atala (atala) (अतल) m.: Bottomless - Epithet for Śiva. [shiva]
  67. Atikāya (atikAya) (अतिकाय) m., Atikāyā (atikAyA) (अतिकाया) f.: One who has a huge or gigantic body.
  68. Athiti (athiti) (अथिति) m.: One who can come any day, following no fixed schedule - Name of a Rāmacandra's grandson, who was also a king of the celebrated Ayodhyā city. [rAmacandra - ayodhyA]
  69. Athitigva (athitigva) (अथितिग्व) m.: One to whom guests should go.
  70. Atithī (atithI) (अतिथी) m., Atithinī (atithinI) (अतिथिनी) f.: One who travels.
  71. Atibala (atibala) (अतिबल) m., Atibalā (atibalA) (अतिबला) f.: Very strong.
  72. Atibāhu (atibAhu) (अतिबाहु) m.: One who has extraordinary arms.
  73. Atibhāra (atibhAra) (अतिभार) m.: An exceeding burden.
  74. Atirakta (atirakta) (अतिरक्त) m., Atiraktā (atiraktA) (अतिरक्ता) f.: Very red.
  75. Atirātra (atirAtra) (अतिरात्र) m., Atirātrā (atirAtrA) (अतिरात्रा) f.: Prepared or done overnight.
  76. Ativiśva (ativishva) (अतिविश्व) m.: One who is higher than all or higher than the universe (since "viśva" may mean both "all" and "universe"). [vishva]
  77. Atka (atka) (अत्क) m.: One who travels.
  78. Atyadbhuta (atyadbhuta) (अत्यद्भुत) m., Atyadbhutā (atyadbhutA) (अत्यद्भुता) f.: Very marvelous or wonderful.
  79. Atri (atri) (अत्रि) m.: One who devours.
  80. Adambha (adambha) (अदम्भ) m., Adambhā (adambhA) (अदम्भा) f.: One who is free from deceit - Epithet for Śiva.
  81. Aditi (aditi) (अदिति) m., Aditi (aditi) (अदिति) f.: Free, boundless, unimparied.
  82. Adīna (adIna) (अदीन) m., Adīnā (adInA) (अदीना) f.: One who is nobleminded.
  83. Adbhuta (adbhuta) (अद्भुत) m., Adbhutā (adbhutA) (अद्भुता) f.: Marvelous, wonderful.
  84. Adbhutasvana (adbhutasvana) (अद्भुतस्वन) m.: One who owns a wonderful voice - Epithet for Śiva. [shiva]
  85. Adri (adri) (अद्रि) m.: Stone, mountain, and also "cloud" (as mountains are solidified clouds, according to the ancient hindu belief).
  86. Adrija (adrija) (अद्रिज) m., Adrijā (adrijA) (अद्रिजा) f.: One who has been produced from or found among stones or mountains (or even "clouds").
  87. Adrijanayā (adrijanayA) (अद्रिजनया) f.: Daughter of a mountain - Epithet for Pārvatī, second wife of Lord Śiva. [pArvatI - shiva]
  88. Adridviṭ (adridviT) (अद्रिद्विट्) m.: One who is an enemy of mountains or clouds - Epithet for Indra. [indra]
  89. Adripati (adripati) (अद्रिपति) m.: Lord of mountains or clouds - Epithet for the Himalaya (Himālaya). [himAlaya]
  90. Adribhit (adribhit) (अद्रिभित्) m.: One who splits mountains or clouds - Epithet for Indra. [indra]
  91. Adrirāja (adrirAja) (अद्रिराज) m.: King of mountains - Epithet for the Himalaya (Himālaya). [himAlaya]
  92. Adriśaya (adrishaya) (अद्रिशय) m.: One who has a mountain for a bed - Epithet for Śiva. [shiva]
  93. Advaya (advaya) (अद्वय) m., Advayā (advayA) (अद्वया) f.: Non-dual, without a second.
  94. Adharma (adharma) (अधर्म) m.: Unrighteousness.
  95. Adhiratha (adhiratha) (अधिरथ) m.: One who is upon a chariot, a charioteer.
  96. Adhṛta (adhR^ita) (अधृत) m., Adhṛtā (adhR^itA) (अधृता) f.: Unrestrained - Epithet for Viṣṇu. [viSNu]
  97. Adhomukha (adhomukha) (अधोमुख) m., Adhomukhā or Adhomukhī (adhomukhA or adhomukhI) (अधोमुखा or अधोमुखी) f.: One who has his/her face downward - Epithet for Viṣṇu. [viSNu]
  98. Anaṅga (anaN^ga) (अनङ्ग) m., Anaṅgā (anaN^gA) (अनङ्गा) f.: Bodiless - Epithet for Kāmadeva. [kAmadeva]
  99. Anaṅgadevī (anaN^gadevI) (अनङ्गदेवी) f.: Daughter of a mountain - Epithet for Pārvatī, second wife of Lord Śiva. [pArvatI - shiva]
  100. Anaṅgalekhā (anaN^galekhA) (अनङ्गलेखा) f.: Love letter.
  101. Anaṅgāsuhṛt (anaN^gAsuhR^it) (अनङ्गासुहृत्) m.: Enemy of Anaṅga (epithet of Kāmadeva) - Epithet for Śiva. [anaN^ga - kAmadeva - shiva]
  102. Ananta (ananta) (अनन्त) m., Anantā (anantA) (अनन्ता) f.: Infinite, endless - Epithet for Viṣṇu [that is, Ananta] as well as Pārvatī (that is, Anantā), the second wife of Śiva. [viSNu - ananta - pArvatI - shiva]
  103. Anantadṛṣṭi (anantadR^iSTi) (अनन्तदृष्टि) m.: One whose sight is infinite - Epithet for Śiva. [shiva]
  104. Anantavijaya (anantavijaya) (अनन्तविजय) m.: One whose victory is endless (that is, one who is ever victorious) - Name of the Yudhiṣṭhira's conch-shell - Yudhiṣṭhira was the eldest brother of Arjuna, the celebrated prince who received direct instruction from Kṛṣṇa in Bhagavadgītā. [yudhiSThira - arjuna - kR^iSNa - bhagavadgItA]
  105. Anantaśīrṣā (anantashIrSA) (अनन्तशीर्षा) f.: One who has infinite heads.
  106. Ananyaguru (ananyaguru) (अनन्यगुरु) m.: One who has no other as his guru - Epithet for Kṛṣṇa. [kR^iSNa]
  107. Anapāya (anapAya) (अनपाय) m., Anapāyā (anapAyA) (अनपाया) f.: One who has no evilness or mischief - Epithet for Śiva. [shiva]
  108. Anamitra (anamitra) (अनमित्र) m., Anamitrā (anamitrA) (अनमित्रा) f.: One who has no enemies.
  109. Anala (anala) (अनल) m.: Fire, the god of fire.
  110. Anavadya (anavadya) (अनवद्य) m., Anavadyā (anavadyA) (अनवद्या) f.: Faultless, unobjectionable.
  111. Anasūya (anasUya) (अनसूय) m., Anasūyā (anasUyA) (अनसूया) f.: One who is devoid of spite or envy.
  112. Anāga (anAga) (अनाग) m., Anāgā (anAgA) (अनागा) f.: Sinless.
  113. Anādyanta (anAdyanta) (अनाद्यन्त) m., Anādyantā (anAdyantA) (अनाद्यन्ता) f.: Without beginning and end - Epithet for Śiva. [shiva]
  114. Anānata (anAnata) (अनानत) m., Anānatā (anAnatA) (अनानता) f.: One who is unbent, one who is not humbled.
  115. Anāpi (anApi) (अनापि) m., Anāpi (anApi) (अनापि) f.: One who has no friends - Epithet for Indra. [indra]
  116. Anābhayī (anAbhayI) (अनाभयी) m., Anābhayinī (anAbhayinI) (अनाभयिनी) f.: Fearless - Epithet for Indra. [indra]
  117. Animiṣācārya (animiSAcArya) (अनिमिषाचार्य) m.: A master who does not wink (that is, who looks vigilant and steady) - Epithet for Bṛhaspati, the celebrated guru of the gods. [bR^ihaspati]
  118. Aniruddha (aniruddha) (अनिरुद्ध) m., Aniruddhā (aniruddhA) (अनिरुद्धा) f.: One who is unobstructed and cannot be controlled - Name of one of the four Vyūha-s or Emanations of the primordial Īśvara, the other three being: Vāsudeva, Saṅkarṣaṇa and Pradyumna - Aniruddha specifically arises from Pradyumna. [vyUha - Iśvara - vAsudeva - saN^karSaNa - pradyumna - aniruddha]
  119. Anila (anila) (अनिल) m.: Air or wind - Name of the wind god.
  120. Anilaprakṛti (anilaprakR^iti) (अनिलप्रकृति) m., Anilaprakṛti (anilaprakR^iti) (अनिलप्रकृति) f.: One whose nature is airy or windy - Epithet for the planet Saturn.
  121. Anilasakha (anilasakha) (अनिलसख) m.: One who is a friend of wind - Epithet for fire.
  122. Anilasārathi (anilasArathi) (अनिलसारथि) m.: One who is a friend (or also "charioteer") of wind - Epithet for fire.
  123. Anīkavān (anIkavAn) (अनीकवान्) m., Anīkavatī (anIkavatI) (अनीकवती) f.: One who occupies the foremost rank - Epithet for Agni, the god of fire. [agni]

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