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Baby Vedic Name- Ayush

Vedic Baby Name Ayush

Baby name: Ayush

Gender: Male

Meaning: It means a long life of a man and his age. The name also signifies son, man, family, or lineage.  

Nakshatra:  Krithika

Rashi: Mesh (Aries)

The name appears in Shatapatha Brahmana as well as in Pajcaratra referring to life’s duration. Ayush has been derived from the Sanskrit word Ayus and appears in the Atharv Veda, Mahabharata, and Rig Veda. 

Boys with the name Ayush means vigour, vital power, life, long life, vitality, and duration of life. The word Ayus also appears in Vajasaneyi Sanhita as well as in Rig Veda, implying power and efficiency. 

Boys with the name Ayush have an innate respect for elders in the family like the Pandavas in the Mahabharata and Ram and Laxman in the Ramayana. 

In the great epic Mahabharata and the Vishnu Purana, Ayus is referred to as the son of Pururavas and Urvashi. According to Hindu culture, “Aysuhmaan Bhava” is a common way where elders in the family bless the younger generation with a long life. 

Mythological significance 

Deeply ingrained in Hindu families and Indian mythological stories the word Ayush. The elder members of our family bless us with long life and encourage bonding with each other. The Hindu families are still guided by the strong bonding and love just as the Pancha Pandavas in the great epic Mahabharata, and their mother Kunti blessing her five sons with long life, vitality, and power. With Kunti’s blessing and the other elder members like Pitamaha Bhisma, Shri Krishna, Dronacharya, and Vidur, the Pandavas fought the Kauravas and stayed together through thick and thin. 

In the Ramayana as well, the love, bonding, and blessings of elders did help Rama, Laxman, Shatrughna, and Bharat keep alive the sense of unity and accord in Hindu families for years.