Annam; 2 Definition(s)
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Annam (“swan”) refers to a type of animal form, representing one of the several “attributes” (āyudha) or “accessories” of a detiy commonly seen depicted in Hindu iconography, defined according to texts dealing with śilpa (arts and crafs), known as śilpaśāstras.—The śilpa texts have classified the various accessories under the broad heading of āyudha or karuvi (implement), including even flowers, animals, and musical instruments. The animals and birds found as vehicles for the deities or held as attributes or weapons in the hands of the deities are, for example, Annam.Source: Shodhganga: The significance of the mūla-beras (śilpa)
Shilpashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, śilpaśāstra) represents the ancient Indian science (shastra) of creative arts (shilpa) such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vastushastra (architecture), they often share the same literature.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
Other;Source: Journey to Nibbana: Patthana Dhama
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
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Verse 5.142 < [Section XIII - Purification of Substances]
Verse 3.99 < [Section VII - Duties of the Householder]
Verse 11.94 < [Section VIII - Expiation of drinking Wine (surā)]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.6.127 < [Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires]
Verse 1.7.147 < [Chapter 7 - Purna: The Complete Perfection]
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Gemstones of the Good Dhamma (by Ven. S. Dhammika)
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)
Part 4 - Assam, Burma, Annam and Siam < [Appendix 8.2 - The Romance of Betel-Chewing]
Conclusion < [Appendix 8.2 - The Romance of Betel-Chewing]