Striratna, Strīratna, Stri-ratna: 7 definitions


Striratna means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

[«previous (S) next»] — Striratna in Buddhism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Strīratna (स्त्रीरत्न) or simply Strī refers to the “woman jewel” and represents the fifth 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., strī-ratna). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous (S) next»] — Striratna in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

strīratna (स्त्रीरत्न).—n (S Gem of a woman.) A term for a precious or excellent wife (or female). See Prov. xxxi. 10. &c.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

strīratna (स्त्रीरत्न).—n A term for a precious or excel- lent wife or woman.

context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (S) next»] — Striratna in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Strīratna (स्त्रीरत्न).—

1) an excellent woman; स्त्रीरत्नेषु ममोर्वशी प्रियतमा यूथे तवेयं वशा (strīratneṣu mamorvaśī priyatamā yūthe taveyaṃ vaśā) V.4.25.

2) Name of Lakṣmī.

Derivable forms: strīratnam (स्त्रीरत्नम्).

Strīratna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms strī and ratna (रत्न).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Strīratna (स्त्रीरत्न).—n.

(-tnaṃ) An excellent woman. E. strī and ratna a gem.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Strīratna (स्त्रीरत्न).—[neuter] a jewel of a woman, [Epithet] of Lakṣmī.

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

1) Strīratna (स्त्रीरत्न):—[=strī-ratna] [from strī] n. ‘jewel of a woman’, an excellent woman, [Kāvya literature; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā] etc. (with Buddhists, ‘one of the seven treasures of monarchs’ [Dharmasaṃgraha 85])

2) [v.s. ...] Name of Lakṣmī, [Śakuntalā]

context information

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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