Gahapatiratana, Gahapati-ratana: 1 definition



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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Gahapatiratana refers to: the “householder-gem” one of the seven fairy jewels of the mythical overlord. He is a wizard treasure-finder (see ratana) D.II, 16, 176; Sn.p. 106. Cp. Rh.D. Dialogues etc. II.206. (Page 248)

Note: gahapatiratana is a Pali compound consisting of the words gahapati and ratana.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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