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By Swami Harshananda
Sometimes transliterated as: Cintamani, CintAmaNi, Cintaamani
Cintāmaṇi as per Purāṇas
Cintāmaṇi as per Literature
In devotional literature, God is described as Cintāmaṇi for the same reason.
Cintāmaṇi as per Astrology
Cintāmaṇi as per Buddhism
In Buddhist symbols it stands for the mind.
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore