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āvaṭṭanī

, f. [sa. āvartanī a certain charm], the
"seducing" charm
(māyā), the charm effecting seduc-
tion;
~ī mahāmāyā brahmacariya-vikopanā, Ja
II 330,10* = IV 471,19* = V 451,3* (II 330,17'
wrong expl. of ~ī as fern, plur., attribute of itthiyo;
V 451,27' correct: ~ī ti, yathā ~ī mahājanassa
hadayaṁ mohetvā attano vase vaṭṭeti, evaṁ etă
[itthiyo] pi); — used maliciously by the Buddha's
adversaries to decribe his power of conversion; māyāvī
samaṇo Gotamo, ~iṁ māyaṁ jānāti, yāya aññatit-
thiyānaṁ sāvake āvaṭṭeti, A II 193,26 = 193,34 =
M I 375,13 = 381,27 (Ps III 56,4: ~ī-māyan ti
āvaṭṭetvā gahaṇa-māyaṁ); āvaṭṭo si . . . samaṇena
Gotamena ~iyā māyayā, M I 383,31; bhaddikā
bhante ~ī māyā, kalyāṇī bhante ~ī māyā, ib. 33 =
A II 194,1; ... imāya ~iyā āvaṭṭeyyuṁ (āvaṭṭeyya),
. . . assa dīgharattaṁ hitāya sukhāya, M I 383,33
foll. = A II 194,2 foll.; — °ī-māyā Ps III 56,4
(above), °i-māyā Mp III 296,4, 297,23,25.