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assa-puṭa

, (m.) n., a bag (purse) containing
ashes
[8assa < *āsya, deriv. of ved. āsa m., 'ashes', cf.
Kern Toev. I p. 91,2; B-mss. and -editions have lectio
facilior:
bhassa- or bhasma-; the gloss khipīyati
(Sv-pṭ, Mp-ṭ, below) points to an etym, from √as (Sadd
490,1), not from √bha(ṁ)s]; kāḷakaṁ vatthaṁ pari-
dhāya kese pakiritvā ~aṁ khandhe āropetvā . . .
evaṁ vadeyya: ahaṁ bhante pāpaṁ kammaṁ akā-
siṁ (cf. ib. 241,27, 242,28) gārayhaṁ (2)assapuṭaṁ,
AN II 242,9-11 (confessing a delict involving symbolic
scattering of ashes on the head, and exile
); Mp III 216,20:
'~an' ti chārikā-bhaṇḍikaṁ (v. l.) ... 'gārayhaṁ
assapuṭan' ti garahitabbaṁ (v. l.) chārikā-puṭena mat-
thake abhighātârahaṁ; Mp-ṭ (Be) and pt ad Sv I
267,21 (Be): [bh]assati niratthaka-bhāvena khipīyatī
ti '[bh]assaṁ' (Mp-ṭ: bhasmaṁ) chārikā (Mp-ṭ adds
tassa puṭaṁ bhaṇḍikā 'bhasma-puṭaṁ'); khura-muṇ-
ḍaṁ karitvā ~ena vadhitvā raṭṭhā vā nagarā vā pab-
bājeyyuṁ, DN I 98,24 (Sv I 267,21: '~enā' ti bhasma-
puṭena, sīse chārikaṁ okiritvā ti attho).