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པད་མ། (Wyl. pad ma) n. Pron.: pema

  • lotus [Attributes and Implements]
  • Skt. पद्मम्, padma, Pron.: padma. From Sanskrit: 2. or 3. | a lotus (•esp. the flower of the lotus-plant Nelumbium Speciosum which closes towards evening | often confounded with the water-lily or Nymphaea Alba | the form or figure of a lotus | a N. given by the Tāntrikas to the 6 divisions of the upper part of the body called Cakras | a •partic. mark or mole on the human body | red or coloured marks on the face or trunk of an elephant | a •partic. part of a column or pillar | a kind of temple | an army arrayed in the form of a lotus | a •partic. posture of the body in religious meditation, Vedānt. | a kind of coitus | one of the 9 treasures of Kubera (also personified) | one of the 8 treasures connected with the magical art called Padminī | a •partic. high number (1000 millions or billions) | a •partic. constellation | N. of a •partic. cold hell | a •partic. fragrant substance | the root of Nelumbium Speciosum | a species of bdellium | lead | a species of plant | an elephant | a species of serpent | N. of Rāma (son of Daśa-ratha) | of two serpent-demons | of one of the attendants of Skanda | of a mythical Buddha | N. of the 9th Cakra-vartin in Bhārata and of one of the 9 white Balas | N. of a king | of a prince of Kaśmīra | founder of Padma-pura and of a temple | of another man | of a Brāhman | of a mythical elephant | of a monkey | of a mountain [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW

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