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Piṇḍī, aka: Piṇḍi; 3 Definition(s)

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Piṇḍī (पिण्डी) is a collection of all those basic elements which make a composite whole. Just as the sky is spoken of as being with and without limit, piṇḍīs are said to be existing both in parts and also as a whole. Piṇḍī is called piṇḍībandha because it draws in it every aspect and ties them together. Abhinavagupta says that the piṇḍīs reveal the manifestation of the Lord. By this he means the several formations of groups to satisfy or portray different deities.

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Piṇḍi, (f.) (cp. piṇḍa & Sk. piṇḍī) a lump, round mass, ball, cluster D. I, 74=A. III, 25 (nahāniya° ball of fragrant soap; DA. I, 218: piṇḍa); M. III, 92; J. I, 76 (phala°); II, 393; III, 53 (amba°); Miln. 107; Vism. 500 (piṭṭha°); DhA. III, 207 (amba°). (Page 458)

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piṇḍī : (f.) a cluster; bunch.

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