Pashupati पशुपति

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  • pronounced as pazupati
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) पशुपति

Pashupati meaning: Lord of animals

Pashupati name meaning

Literal meaning of Pashupati:

Pashupati is a word popularly used among Hindus as a masculine name. The literal meaning of Pashupati (पशुपति) is "lord of animals, name of god of fire and of a lexicographer".

Intended meaning of Pashupati:

Mention of Pashupati is found in Religious Thought and Life in India where Pashupati refers to " lord of animals " or " lord of a servant named Pashu (पशु) " or " lord of the soul ". Pashupati finds mention in Atharva Veda (अथर्व वेद) where Pashupati is the name of the later Rudra-Shiva (रुद्र-शिव) or of a similar deity.
Pashupati is found in the thousand names of Ganesha as name of Lord Ganesha as Lord of all living beings, who is absolute truth. God Shiva is referred to as Pashupati - as lord of being compassionate and kind, who protects all beings..

Popularity of Pashupati

As per USA popularity chart is not shown, name Pashupati is not popular in the USA. Pashupati is not a popular name in India, according to the social media profile counts. Here Pashupati is used by mere 109 people in India as the name of their babies.

The Hindu baby name Pashupati is unique. Pashupati is a Sanskrit name with good meaning. It has variously been used to refer to a number of mythological figures, including Ganesh and Shiva in Hinduism. Pashupati is apparently very difficult to pronounce - particularly for non Indians.

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More about Pashupati

  • Shree Pashupatinath is an incarnation of the Hindu Lord Shiva as "Lord of animals".
  • Pashupati Nath Singh is an Indian politician belonging to Bharatiya Janata Party.
  • The Pashupati Seal is the name of a steatite seal discovered at Mohenjo-daro archaeological site of the Indus Valley Civilization.
  • Pashupati Paneru is a retired Nepalese badminton player.

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