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Meaning of ananda

a•nan•da

Pronunciation: (ä'nun-du), [key]
— n. Hinduism.
  1. perfect bliss. Cf. Sat-cit-ananda.

A•nan•da

Pronunciation: (ä'nun-du), [key]
— n.
  1. fl. early 5th century b.c., favorite disciple of Gautama Buddha.
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