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Alternative Termschakravartin, Universal monarch, Universal ruler, Universal emperor, Cakravartins, Universal monarchs, Universal rulers, Universal emperors
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Sanskrit for 'universal monarch'. There are 12 in the continent of Bharata in each progressive and regressive half-cyle of time. They have 9 treasures and 14 jewels they can use to conquer their enemies and become 'universal monarchs'. The cakravartin form one of the five groups of '63 illustrious men' in Jain mythology.

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