Origin of ananda
Definition for ananda (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for ananda
Was Ananda Marchildon too fat, or, specifically, too hippy to receive the €75,000 in assignments promised by the show?
We think Ananda is a beautiful woman with a butt that most Dutch women would dream of having.
Ananda expressed his gratification at becoming acquainted with such exalted functionaries.The Twilight of the Gods, and Other Tales|Richard Garnett
Swinton saw Ananda's eyes send a swift glance to the German's face.
Ananda, a favourite disciple of Buddha, was once athirst, having travelled far.The Influence of Buddhism on Primitive Christianity|Arthur Lillie
But he's too big for me to judge; I can't docket him like I can Ananda.
Buddha, who saw all that passed in the doctor's mind, called Ananda and directed him to prepare a warm bath.The Life or Legend of Gaudama|Right Reverend Paul Ambroise Bigandet
British Dictionary definitions for ananda
Word Origin and History for ananda
in Hindu theology, "bliss," from Sanskrit ananda- "joy, happiness, bliss," from stem of nandati "he rejoices," of unknown origin.