or the one who has controlled and mastered one's mind
Manish (alsoManeesh) (Devanagari: मनिषorमनीष) is a common Hindumasculinegiven name that literally means "The God of the Mind" or the one who has controlled and mastered one's mind (representing an intellectual, genius, etc.), derived from the Sanskrit words "man" (mann) which means Mind and "ish" which refers to God or master. Many Hindu male children are given this name. It is a popular name in central and northern parts of India.