What is rose called in Sanskrit

Whenever there is a mention of a rose’s name in different languages, the famous lines of Sir William Shakespeare flash in mind:

What’s in the name? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.

No doubt, the rose is one of the commonest and frequently referred flowers in poetry across the world. Though in Sanskrit, the lotus is mentioned more than other flowers.

We are providing some of the names with which a rose is known in the Sanskrit language. We are also providing the Roman transcription for easy understanding of those who don’t read Devnagiri script.

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EnglishSanskritTransliteration
RoseजपाJapā
RoseजवाJavā
Roseजवापुष्पंJavāpuṣpaṁ
Roseहेमपुष्पंHemapuṣpaṁ
Roseओड्रपुष्पंOḍrapuṣpaṁ

 

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