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The '''seven emblems of royalty''' (Tib. ''rgyal srid sna bdun'') are the seven possessions of a [[universal monarch]] (''chakravartin''). They are:  
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The '''seven emblems of royalty''' ([[Wyl.]] ''rgyal srid sna bdun'') are the seven possessions of a [[universal monarch]] (Skt. ''chakravartin''). They are:  
#the precious golden wheel,
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#the precious golden wheel (Skt. ''cakra-ratna''),
#the precious wish-fulfilling jewel,
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#the precious wish-fulfilling jewel (Skt. ''maṇi-ratna''),
#the precious queen,
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#the precious queen (Skt. ''strī-ratna''),
#the precious minister,
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#the precious minister (Skt. ''puruṣa-ratna''),
#the precious elephant,
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#the precious elephant (Skt. ''hasti-ratna''),
#the precious horse,
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#the precious horse (Skt. ''aśva-ratna''),
#and the precious general.
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#and the precious general (Skt. ''khaḍga-ratna'').
  
 
These symbolize the [[seven noble riches]].
 
These symbolize the [[seven noble riches]].
  
[[Category:Enumerations]]
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[[Category: Enumerations]]

Revision as of 13:38, 4 May 2008

The seven emblems of royalty (Wyl. rgyal srid sna bdun) are the seven possessions of a universal monarch (Skt. chakravartin). They are:

  1. the precious golden wheel (Skt. cakra-ratna),
  2. the precious wish-fulfilling jewel (Skt. maṇi-ratna),
  3. the precious queen (Skt. strī-ratna),
  4. the precious minister (Skt. puruṣa-ratna),
  5. the precious elephant (Skt. hasti-ratna),
  6. the precious horse (Skt. aśva-ratna),
  7. and the precious general (Skt. khaḍga-ratna).

These symbolize the seven noble riches.