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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Padumin, (adj. -n.) (cp. Sk. padmin, spotted elephant) having a lotus, belonging to a lotus, lotus-like; N. of (the spotted) elephant Sn. 53 (explained at SnA 103 as “padumasadisa-gattatāya vā Padumakule uppannatāya vā padumī, ” cp. Nd2 p. 164).—f. paduminī (cp. Sk. padminī lotus plant) 1. a lotus pond of pool of lotuses D. I, 75; II, 38; M. III, 93; S. I, 138; A. III, 26.—2. the lotus plant Nelumbium speciosum J. I, 128 (°paṇṇa); IV, 419 (°patta); SnA 369; KhA 67 (°patta); PvA. 189. (Page 410)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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