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By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Candrakanta, CandrakAnta, Candrakaanta

  1. with the beauty and grace of the moon, as comely as the moon
  2. beloved of the moon, the moonstone
  3. the White Water lily (Nymphaea alba); sandalwood (Pterocarpus santalinus); (Fem: candrakāntā): another name for Rohiņi, the consort of the moon.