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By Jit Majumdar

  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).

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