Budha epithet

Girish Sharma girish at MUSHIKA.WANET.COM
Thu Feb 12 01:50:54 UTC 1998

There is an epithet of the graha Budha,
that seems to mean the "One with the
appearance of balls of priya"ngu."  According
to Apte's Sankrit dictionary priya"ngu is
a kind of millet.  Perhaps "balls" refers to
the shape of millet grain.

Can someone confirm that priya"ngu grain is
green in color?


Girish Sharma
San Diego, CA

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