Jaya is a girl’s name of Sanskrit origin, meaning “victorious.” A female deity in Buddhism, Jaya is said to have observed vrat—a period of fasting— to rid her husband of a curse. Thanks to her success in this undertaking, Jaya became a goddess who's worshipped by others during their own time of fasting. Inspired by this strong feminine figure, baby Jaya may grow to find triumph and peace in helping others through difficult times. This short and sweet name might just be the perfect title for your new addition.
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