From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Jit Majumdar
Sometimes transliterated as: Candrakanta, CandrakAnta, Candrakaanta
- with the beauty and grace of the moon, as comely as the moon
- beloved of the moon, the moonstone
- the White Water lily (Nymphaea alba); sandalwood (Pterocarpus santalinus); (Fem: candrakāntā): another name for Rohiņi, the consort of the moon.