The Penguin Book of Hindu Names

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Penguin Books, 1993 - History - 522 pages
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The Product Of Several Years Of Research, The Penguin Book Of Hindu Names Is A Comprehensive Compilation Of Hindu Names In Current Use. The Meaning Of Each Of The Approximately 20,000 Names In The Volume Is Extensively Discussed And Information On Sources And Usage Is Also Provided. The Book Is Cross-Referenced To Make It Easier To Use. The Aim Of The Work Is Twofold: To Serve As A Practical Guide For Parents Choosing A Name For Their Offspring; And To Provide A Precise And In-Depth Sourcebook For Scholars, Pandits And Lay Readers Who Like To Know What Familiar (And Not So Familiar) Hindu Names Actually Mean.

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
3
Section 3
5
Section 4
13
Section 5
15
Section 6
25
Section 7
33
Section 8
35
Section 9
39
Section 10
43
Section 11
45
Section 12
47
Section 13
49
Section 14
51
Section 15
356
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Gandhi, former Minister of the Environment, India.

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