Popularity:11094
Origin:Sanskrit
Meaning:Desire, longing
Kama is a feminine name of Sanskrit origin expressing the worthy pursuit of pleasure. Named for the Hindu god of love and desire, Kama means "desire" or "longing" in reference to the purest sensual pleasure. Not merely the carnal, Kama embodies emotional and aesthetic attraction—seen as a deep appreciation for art, love, music, and nature. As one of the four Puruṣārthas, Kama is considered an essential human goal and a primary need to fulfill at all stages of life.
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