Hastiratna, aka: Hasti-ratna; 1 Definition(s)

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Hastiratna (हस्तिरत्न) or simply Hasti refers to the “elephant jewel” and represents the third of the “seven jewels of universal monarchs” (saptaratna) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 85). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., hasti-ratna). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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