Dadhipradyotika, Dadhi-pradyotika: 1 definition


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

Dadhipradyotika (दधिप्रद्योतिक).—adv. °kaṃ (vā dīpyamānasya), Śikṣāsamuccaya 182.3, in a list of tortures, after taila-pradyotikaṃ, [Page262-a+ 71] q.v., and sarpiḥ-pra°; Bendall and Rouse render this (burnt with blazing…) ghee, on what ground I do not know; dadhi seems always to mean sour milk or curds in Sanskrit, Pali, and (dahi) Prakrit literature. Some inflammable material must be meant; according to Sanskrit Lexicons, dadhi also may mean turpentine or resin ([Boehtlingk and Roth]), here perhaps the latter.

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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. 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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