Other Origin(s):Indian
Meaning:God of wind; The purifier
Derived from the epithet held by Vayu, the Hindu deity of the wind and divine messenger to the gods, Paavana is a variation of Pavana and means “wind.” This remarkable god holds great significance in Hinduism as Vishnu’s son, who was born from his breath, and the first to consume the sacred ritual drink, Soma. Wind is one of the five elements in Hinduism and symbolizes divinity, strength, and soul. Pavana also means “the purifier” and is related to the motif “breath of life,” infusing Paavana with vitality and spirit to launch baby into a fulfilling adventure.
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