Dominik Wujastyk ucgadkw at UCL.AC.UK
Fri Feb 14 17:22:39 UTC 2003

Hi, Fred.  I've got the Paiasaddamahannavo open beside me, and it doesn't
have your word, I'm afraid.  The nearest is

he.daa strii [de]
1.  gha.taa, samuuha (supaa 386; 530)
2.  dyuuta aadi khelane kaa sthaana, a.khaa.daa (dhamma 12 .tii).


On Thu, 13 Feb 2003, fsmith wrote:

> I have a lexical question: the 12th century Tantric text from Kerala,
> Iizaanazivagurudevapaddhati 42.1,15ab has the word he.dhra /he.dhraga in its
> account of bhuutavidyaa. 15ab reads: One possessed by a he.dhraga graha stands
> on his knees, keeps his head down, smiles, and holds his hands in a fist. I am
> unable to find this word elsewhere. Has anyone out there seen it? If so,
> where? I do not have here the Paaiasaddamaha.n.navo
> (Praak.rtazabdamahaar.nava.h). Can someone out there who might have it easily
> accessible please let me know if it's in there (or, as I say, anywhere else)?
> Thanks
> Fred Smith

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