Nanda

Buddhist - One of the girls who gave food to the Buddha when he broke his. Fast. Another account says that Nanda and Upananda, both nagas, provided water for bathing the newly-born Buddha. Also commonly referred to as Nanda, Ananda, Ananda, Nanda, 'bliss', Japanese Anan, Nagaraja, Nagaraja or Tibetan Klu(-rgyal).
Hindu - A cowherd. Husband of Yasoda. Their daughter was exchanged for Shiva to save him from the hands of Kansa who was killing all new-born boys. In some accounts he is the same as Nagaraja, a human to the waist, and a serpent below. On occassion, known as Nanda, Ananda, Ananda, Nanda, 'bliss', Japanese Anan, Nagaraja, Nagaraja or Tibetan Klu(-rgyal).
Hindu - A forest of Indra. Also referred to as Nanda, Ananda, Ananda, Nanda, 'bliss', Japanese Anan, Nagaraja, Nagaraja or Tibetan Klu(-rgyal).

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