Varun Name Meaning & Origin

Varun

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USAGE: Hinduism
OTHER SCRIPTS: वरुण
PRONOUNCED: vu-ROON
OTHER FORMS: Varuna, Waruna, Barun

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Varun, or Varuna, is one of the oldest gods in Hindu Vedic mythology. He is known as 'the one who encompasses the world', and is associated with bodies of water, the celestial ocean, the sky, clouds, the law, the underworld, and represents the direction west. He is the most prominent deity and is considered the supreme keeper of order and god of law.

Noted bearers include Varun Badola, an Indian actor most known for his television work; Varun Dhawan, an Indian Bollywood actor; and Varun Gandhi, an Indian politician for the Lok Sabha, the lower house of parliament in India, who in 2013 he became the youngest General Secretary in the history of his party.

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