Padma

Padma is an Indian unisex name (though more common for girls) which means “lotus” in Sanskrit. It was one of the names of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi and her husband Vishnu and symbolizes purity and divine beauty while its expanding petals signal spiritual growth. It’s also the name of a river in Bangladesh.

Origin: Sanskrit

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Variants:

  • Padmini (Indian, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu)- its exact meaning is “she who sits on the lotus)

 

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