Ratnarohana, Ratnarohaṇa, Ratna-rohana: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ratnarohaṇa (रत्नरोहण).—legendary mountain located in Ceylon and supposed to produce jewels at the rumbling of clouds for the benefit of all comers; श्रेणीवर्जनदुर्यशोनिबिडितव्रीडस्तु रत्नाचलः (śreṇīvarjanaduryaśonibiḍitavrīḍastu ratnācalaḥ) N.12.67.

Derivable forms: ratnarohaṇaḥ (रत्नरोहणः).

Ratnarohaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ratna and rohaṇa (रोहण). See also (synonyms): ratnācala.

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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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