Lohitamukta, Lohitamuktā: 1 definition


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

Lohitamuktā (लोहितमुक्ता) or Lohitamukti or Lohitamuktikā.—(once °ktika, probably by error), a kind of gem, evidently = lohitikā; like the latter, °kti is listed among the seven ratna, q.v. 2; °muktikasya, text, but read °muktisya with v.l., Mahāvastu ii.492.6; °muktikā Mahāvyutpatti 5953 (Tibetan mu tig dmar po, red pearl); otherwise only °muktā: Gaṇḍavyūha 53.1; 89.26 (text °mukta°; corr. 2d ed.); 90.1, 6, 7; 148.14; 158.25; Sukhāvatīvyūha 54.11 (lohitamuktāhāra, a necklace of l°), et alibi (frequent in Sukhāvatīvyūha); in Mahāvastu ii.302.12 °ktā-puṣpa-gṛhītā (so mss., Senart em. °parigṛhītā; does this mean lohitamuktā-colored flowers?); in list of gems Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 256.12.

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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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