Navaratna नवरत्न

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  • Hindi (Sanskrit) नवरत्न

Navaratna meaning: Nine Precious Gems

Navaratna name meaning

Literal meaning of Navaratna:

Sanskrit word Navaratna (Sanskrit नवरत्न) literally means nine gems or nine precious gems.

Intended meaning of Navaratna:

Reference of Navaratna is found in writings of lexicographers like Hemchandra and Halayudh in which this word refers to nine precious gems which are pearl, ruby, topaz, diamond, emerald, lapis lzuli, coral, sapphire and Go-Medh (गो-मेध). All these stones are supposed to be related to nine planets.
Navaratna also found to be referred in writings of Sir Monier-Williams in which Navaratna is used for the nine brilliant men at the court of King Vikramaditya.

Popularity of Navaratna

Navaratna is a very popular word in India. However it is not used by many people in India as the name of their children. Navaratna is not a popular name in the USA.

Navaratna is unique name with very good meaning attached to it. Navaratna has great mythological reference too.

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More about Navaratna

  • Navaratna is a Sanskrit compound word meaning "nine gems".
  • Navaratna Rama Rao was an Indian writer based in Mysore.
  • Police Captain Dr. Nitipoom Navaratna is a Thai politician and newspaper columnist.
  • Navaratna Srinivasa Rajaram is an Indian mathematician, notable for his publications with the Voice of India publishing house focusing on the "Indigenous Aryans" debate in Indian politics.

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