Tulsi

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Gender: Female Meaning of Tulsi: "basil" Origin of Tulsi: Hindi

The name Tulsi is a girl's name of Hindi, Hindu origin meaning "basil". Tulsi and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names Ending In I and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name sightings".

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Tulsi is more than a simple nature name: The holy basil plant is sacred in the Hindu religion, used to honor the god Vishnu and representative of his consort, the goddess Tulsi. The Tulsi plant is often planted in Hindu houses and is used for medicinal as well as ritualistic purposes.

Tulsi Gabbard is a surfing Hindu combat veteran congresswoman from Hawaii.

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Tulsi Gabbard, U.S. congresswoman representing Hawaii
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