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chakravartin

[chuhk-ruh-vahr-tin]
noun
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cakravartin

or chak·ra·var·tin

[chuhk-ruh-vahr-tin]
noun
  1. (in Indian philosophy, politics, etc.) an ideal, universal, enlightened ruler, under whom the world exists in justice and peace.
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Origin of cakravartin

From Sanskrit
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Examples from the Web for chakravartin

Historical Examples

  • One of his titles is Chakravartin, which means 'the turner of a wheel.'

    Across India

    Oliver Optic

  • "If he fails to see these four presaging tokens of an avatra, he will be simply a Chakravartin" (king of earthly kings).

  • He offers to make him a mighty king of kings (Chakravartin) in seven days.