Raining Blood: rudhiravar ṣa
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Tue Nov 16 12:30:23 EST 2010
I remember seeing it in "Susruta Samhita" or "caraka samhita". Perhaps
it was with reference to use of caustics (Ksara).
James Hegarty wrote:
> Dear Colleagues,
> Has anyone come across this term (rudhiravarṣa) outside of the war
> books of the Mahābhārata?
> I am especially interested where it occurs as a portent of future
> violence etc. I am aware of its use in Buddhist accounts of the birth
> of Ajātaśatru, but that is about it!
> I have the wörterbuch entry, but the information here is somewhat
> lacking in context, by its very nature.
> Can anyone help me?
> With All Best Wishes,
> James Hegarty
> Cardiff University
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