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cintāmani


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(Skt.). A legendary magical jewel which spontaneously provides its owner with whatever he wishes for. It can create wealth, drive away evil.cure illness, purify water, and perform other marvels. It is often used as a symbolic image for the actvities of Buddhas andBodhisattvas in the Mahāyāna.or the Dharma and its marvellous powers.

Subjects: Buddhism.


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