"mountain thrower"

Agastya Origin and Meaning

The name Agastya is a boy's name meaning "mountain thrower".

A name from Hindu mythology. Agastya is a name of Shiva, as well as the name of a legendary Hindu sage, believed to have received many of the earliest mantras which feature in the Rig Veda from Brahman. It is also the Indian name for the star Canopus. It comes from the Sanskrit, and is usually translated as ‘mountain-thrower’.

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