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Ratna (रत्न) (also Rathna or Rathan) is a Sanskrit term for "jewel". It is a popular female Hindu name. The name Ratna is common in South Asia – India, Nepal and Sri Lanka which have significant Hindu populations, and also in Southeast Asia – Indonesia and Thailand. The variant of this name, Rathan, is used among South Indians. The name is also used in the South Asian/Indian diaspora, for example Fiji Indians, South African Indians, Mauritian Indians, Indian Americans, Indian Canadians etc.
- Ratna, Queen Mother of Nepal (born 1928), Queen Consort of Nepal from 1955 to 1972
- Ratna Fabri, museologist of India
- Ratna Pathak (born 1963), Indian actress of Bollywood films
- Ratna Sari Devi Soekarno, one of the wives of the first President of Indonesia, Sukarno
- Ratna Singh (born 1959), Indian politician from the Indian National Congress party
- The 14 ratnas that emerged from the sea of milk during the Samudra manthan
- In architecture, the Ratna is the pinnacle of a Hindu temple
- Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award
- Karnataka Ratna, highest civilian honour of the State of Karnataka
- Padma Ratna English School, founded in 1975
- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India’s highest honour given for achievement in sports
- Ratnagotravibhāga (text), an important text of Buddhist philosophy
- Navaratna, jewelry contains a particular set of nine gems
- Navaratna (architecture), a style of temple architecture with nine towers
- Pancharatna Kriti (five gems songs), a set of songs composed by the 19th century Indian composer Tyagaraja
- Ratner (disambiguation)
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