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# the group of eight metals, the combination of which is considered auspicious and used for constructing divine images and ritual implements for [[worship]], namely: svarna (gold), raupya (silver), tāmra (copper), pittala (bronze), kāńsya (brass); trapu (zinc), sīsaka (lead) and lauha (iron).  
 
# the group of eight metals, the combination of which is considered auspicious and used for constructing divine images and ritual implements for [[worship]], namely: svarna (gold), raupya (silver), tāmra (copper), pittala (bronze), kāńsya (brass); trapu (zinc), sīsaka (lead) and lauha (iron).  
 
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# the eight metals
 
# the group of eight metals, the combination of which is considered auspicious and used for constructing divine images and ritual implements for [[worship]], namely: svarna (gold), raupya (silver), tāmra (copper), pittala (bronze), kāńsya (brass); trapu (zinc), sīsaka (lead) and lauha (iron).
 
 
[[Category:Glossary]]<small>By Jit Majumdar</small>
 
 
 
# the eight metals
 
# the group of eight metals, the combination of which is considered auspicious and used for constructing divine images and ritual implements for worship, namely: svarna (gold), raupya (silver), tāmra (copper), pittala (bronze), kāńsya (brass); trapu (zinc), sīsaka (lead) and lauha (iron).
 
  
 
[[Category:Glossary]]
 
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Latest revision as of 16:11, 27 March 2011

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Asţadhatu, AsţadhAtu, Ashţadhaatu


  1. the eight metals
  2. the group of eight metals, the combination of which is considered auspicious and used for constructing divine images and ritual implements for worship, namely: svarna (gold), raupya (silver), tāmra (copper), pittala (bronze), kāńsya (brass); trapu (zinc), sīsaka (lead) and lauha (iron).