Khangaratna, Khaṅgaratna, Khanga-ratna: 1 definition

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Khangaratna means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Khaṅgaratna (खङ्गरत्न) or simply Khaṅga refers to the “rhinoceros jewel” and represents the sixth 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 (e.g., khaṅga-ratna). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

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