Dominic Goodall dominic.goodall at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jun 10 21:42:12 UTC 2011

This is similar to Mahaabhaarata 12.106:10d: bilva.m bilvena "saataya.

Dominic Goodall
École française d'Extrême-Orient

On 10-Jun-2011, at 9:18 PM, Patrick Olivelle wrote:

> Does any one know -- and can give sources -- of an expression: "bilvaṃ bilvena hanyatām"?? The meaning is clear -- use a wood-apple to break another wood-apple. This proverb is found in the Arthaśāstra 9.2.8.
> Thanks.
> Patrick

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