Triratna

noun Tri·rat·na \trēˈrətnə\

Definition of Triratna

plural

-s

  1. 1 Buddhism :  the triad of the Buddha, the dharma, and the sangha

  2. 2 Jainism :  the three conditions necessary for the attainment of nirvana: right knowledge, right faith, and right conduct

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Origin and Etymology of triratna

Sanskrit, three gems, from tri three + ratna gift, treasure, gem; akin to Sanskrit rāti he gives, rai wealth, property — more at three, real


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