Swayambhu स्वयम्भू

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  • 3 syllables and 9 letters
  • pronounced as svayambhU
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) स्वयम्भू

Swayambhu meaning: Self Existent

Swayambhu name meaning

Literal meaning of Swayambhu:

The meaning of ancient Sanskrit name Swayambhu is self-existing. Swayambhu also refers to independent.

Intended meaning of Swayambhu:

Swayambhu is another name of Lord Vishnu as he is self born and self-existent. Mention of this name is also found in Riga-Veda (ऋग्-वेद), Taittriya-Sanhita (तैत्तिरीय-संहिता) and Sushrut (सुश्रुत) with meanings like self-existent and independent.
Reference of Swayambhu is found also in Manu-Smiriti (मनु-स्मृति) and Mahabharata (महाभारत) where Swayambhu is the name of a Brahman. Swayambhu is also found to be referred in Kathasaritsagar (कथासरित्सागर) where Swayambhu is a form of Lord Shiva.

Popularity of Swayambhu

As we can clearly see in the chart above Swayambhu is not a popular name either in India or the USA. Swayambhu is not adopted by any person of the USA as the name of their kids. In India also Swayambhu is not used by any person as the name of their children.

Swayambhu is a name with a deep meaning attached to it. Swayambhu also has great sort of mythological significance in Hindu mythology.

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More about Swayambhu

  • Swayambhu Purana is a Buddhist scripture about the origin and development of Kathmandu valley.
  • Swayambhunath is an ancient religious architecture atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, west of Kathmandu city.
  • Swayambhu, means "self-manifested" or "that which is created by its own accord" in Hinduism.

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Swayam स्वयम

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