Prakash is a commonly used as given name in Asian, Hindu, Sanskrit Names and widely used in Nepal, India and Sri Lanka. Prakash, is generally used as a boy's name. It is pronounced Pra-kash and consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables. The word Prakash is derived from the Sanskrit word "prakāśa", Literally meaning "Bright light" or "Sun light" or "Moon light" or simply "Light". Or literally, you can consider "Prakash" as the source of enlightenment or full of wisdom as well. From the Sanskrit 'pra' meaning "forth" and 'kāśa' meaning "shining." Hence the meaning "luminous; shining forth". Hindu given names are from Sanskrit. Given names derive from a number of sources including Religion, Nature, family names and Sanskrit vocabulary words. Sacred Hindu texts are the source of most names. And these names generally contain a given name followed by some Number of secondary names. Secondary names are often patronyms, names derived from the Father, grandfather or other paternal ancestor, village names, occupation names, or names of Gods.

It may refer to:

  • Prakash Raj
  • Prakash Bhandari
  • Prakash Rai
  • Prakash Amritraj
  • Prakash Padukone
  • Prakash Mehra
  • Prakash Jha
  • Prakash Karat
  • Prakash John
  • Prakash Vir Shastri
  • Prakasham

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