Name: Chaitanya

Origin and Meaning of the Name Chaitanya

  • Meaning:
    Consciousness
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (chi tan yah); (chi tan yuh)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Chaitanya)
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Miscellaneous Info for Chaitanya

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  • Used in:
    Hindi speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The female form of the name ends with a long vowel 'a', whereas the male form has a short final vowel 'a'. Chaitanya is considered to be one of the greatest of the Vaishnavite saints (1486-1533). He claimed that a state of ecstasy could be acheived through love and devotion to Krishna, as well as through song and dance. The chant 'Hare Krishna' is attributed to Chaitanya.

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