Ratnadarpana, Ratnadarpaṇa, Ratna-darpana: 3 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ratnadarpaṇa (रत्नदर्पण).—a mirror studded with jewels.

Derivable forms: ratnadarpaṇaḥ (रत्नदर्पणः).

Ratnadarpaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ratna and darpaṇa (दर्पण).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Ratnadarpaṇa (रत्नदर्पण):—[=ratna-darpaṇa] [from ratna] m. ‘j°-mirror’, a looking-glass consisting of jewels, [Pañcarātra]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a [commentator or commentary]

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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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