Name: Shanti

Origin and Meaning of the Name Shanti

  • Meaning:
    Peace
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (SHAHN tih); (shan TEE)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Shanti)
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Miscellaneous Info for Shanti

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  • Used in:
    English and Hindi speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    "Shanti" is a Sansrkit word meaning "peace," and is the vocal ending to an Upanishad.
    Shanti is the 584th name of Lord Vishnu's 1000 names, as listed in the Vishnu Sahasranama. Shanti is also a peace-Goddess personified as the daughter of Shraddha (Faith).
    Shanti and its variants have gained some usage in the Western world as names, perhaps due to their use in T. S. Eliot's "The Waste Land."

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