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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Bahuputraka (बहुपुत्रक).—(nt.; compare prec.; = Pali Bahuputta, see below), (1) name of another caitya (cetiya) near Rājagṛha: Mahāvastu iii.50.19; in Pali (same story) SN ii.220.6 called Bahu- putta cetiya, and located between Rājagaha and Nāḷanda; correct Malalasekara (Dictionary of Pali Proper Names) on this point; (2) = prec., so read in Divyāvadāna 201.14.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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