- found in the works of the 1100s CE Apabhramsha writer Vibudh Shridhar.
- possibly derived from the Sanskrit words Hari (the Hindu god Vishnu) and ayana (home), meaning "the Abode of God". However, some scholars believe that the name comes from a compound of the words Hari (Sanskrit Harit, "green") and Aranya (forest).
- State in northern India which has union territory Chandigarh as its capital; Faridabad is its biggest city.
- (states of India) state of India; Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal