meaning of Ananda

Ananda meaning in Names Dictionary

Name Origin: Hindu
Name Gender: Female

Ananda meaning in Etymology Dictionary

in Hindu theology, "bliss," from Sanskrit ananda- "joy, glee, bliss," from stem of nandati "he rejoices," that is of unidentified beginning.

Ananda meaning in Philosophy Dictionary

(Skr.) Joy, happiness, bliss, beatitude, connected into the considering many Indian philosophers with moksa (q.v.); a concomitant of perfection and divine consciousness (cf. sat-citananda). -- K.F.L.

Sentence Examples with the word Ananda

Thirty-three verses ascribed to Ananda are preserved in a collection of lyrics by the principal male and female members of the order (Thera Gatha, 1017-1050).

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