follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

ananda

[ah-nuh n-duh] /ˈɑ nən də/
noun, Hinduism.
1.
perfect bliss.
Compare Sat-cit-ananda.
Origin
< Sanskrit ānanda- joy, happiness

Ananda

[ah-nuh n-duh] /ˈɑ nən də/
noun
1.
flourished early 5th century b.c, favorite disciple of Gautama Buddha.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for ananda

Ananda

/əˈnændə/
noun
1.
5th century bc, the first cousin, favourite disciple, and personal attendant of the Buddha
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for ananda

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for ananda

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends