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An Indian name - specific selection
A specific selection of nearly 4,000 Indian name's have been included in this section.
Hindi names - general Information
Hindi is one of the group of vernacular Indian dialects spoken mostly in northern India. The literary and official language of northern India that is based on these dialects. It is written in Devanagari and uses Sanskrit as a resource language. Hindi relates to or supports Indian Hinduism - "the Hindu faith" (syn: Hindu, Hindi, Hindustani )
The Source of Indian Hindi names
The most ancient and common source of a Hindu name is from the titles of God and the Gods. Hindu baby name's also include those of sages, saints, holy persons, deities, and derivations from the incarnation of God. A Hindi name will often indicate caste and sect.
The Significance of a Hindi name
The naming of a Hindi baby is one of the most fundamental Hindi "samskars" or scripture based rites.
The name is selected and it is believed that its meaning can inspire the baby to follow the path of righteousness. The name given to newborn Indian Hindi babies are hoped to reflect divine qualities.
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The Origins of Hindi
The origins of Hindi name's are based on the tradition that every Hindi baby receives a name selected from those of the Indian family's Ishta Devata or chosen Deity.
Sikhism is the religion of an Indian group which combines Hindu and Islamic elements. The Sikh religion was founded in the Punjab in the late 15th century AD by Guru Nanak (1469–1539). Adherents to the Sikh religion are referred to as Sikhs.