Candramani, aka: Candramaṇi, Candra-mani; 4 Definition(s)


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Alternative spellings of this word include Chandramani.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Candramani (430-350 BCE) or Chandramani was the disciple of Gunaprabha. He was the preceptor of King Prakashashila II, the son of King Sri Harsha.

Source: The Chronological History of Buddhism

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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candramaṇi (चंद्रमणि).—m (S) A fabulous gem. See candrakānta.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Candramaṇi (चन्द्रमणि).—the moon-stone (supposed to ooze away under the influence of the moon); द्रवति च हिमश्मावुद्गते चन्द्रकान्तः (dravati ca himaśmāvudgate candrakāntaḥ) U.6.12; Śi.4.58; Amaru.57; Bh.1.21; Māl.1.24.

-taḥ, -tam the white eatable water-lily blossoming during the night.

-tam sandal-wood.

Derivable forms: candramaṇiḥ (चन्द्रमणिः).

Candramaṇi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms candra and maṇi (मणि). See also (synonyms): candrakānta.

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Candramaṇi (चन्द्रमणि).—the moon-stone

Derivable forms: candramaṇiḥ (चन्द्रमणिः).

Candramaṇi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms candra and maṇi (मणि).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Candramaṇi (चन्द्रमणि).—m.

(-ṇiḥ) The Chandrakanta or moon-gem: see candrakānta. E. candra the moon, and maṇi a gem.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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