Candrāvatī

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Candravati, CandrAvatI, Candraavati


  1. lit by the moon
  2. having the brilliance of the moon
  3. wife of King Hariścandra in his previous birth (V. Rām.); the daughter of the Asura Sunābha and the wife of Gadā (Hv. Pur.); the daughter of Emperor Candragupta (K.S.S.); wife of King Dharmasena (V. Pañca.).