Damayanti is a feminine name of Sanskrit and Indian origin, ideal for the baby who quells all your worries. Meaning “subduing” and “soothing,” Damayanti dreamily dances off the tongue and can please the ears of any listener. In the Vana Parva (aka “Book of the Forest”) in the Mahabharata, one of two Sanskrit epics in Hinduism and ancient India, Damayanti is a princess who falls in love with King Nala of the Nishadha Kingdom. Despite their many trials and tribulations, the story ends with Damayanti and Nala living happily ever after. Literary buffs may know Damayanti Beshra, a Santali author and Adivasi researcher famed for her amazing Santhali literature. Blissful and calm, Damayanti is a beautiful reminder for baby to find serenity in even the most bustling of places.
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