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āsittakupadhāna

, n., (according to Sp and
Vmv) a metal bowl filled (āsittaka) with hot milk-rice
etc. and serving as a stand or saucer
(upadhāna) on
which the food bowl is placed to keep its contents warm;
its use forbidden to monks as a worldly luxury;

Vin II 123,33: chabbaggiyā bhikkhū ~e bhuñjanti
... na, bhikkhave, ~e bhuñjitabbaṁ; Sp 1208,23:
~an nāma, tambalohena vā rajatena vā katāya
peḷāya etaṁ adhivacanaṁ; Vmv Be II 1960 234,6:
peḷāyā ti, aṭṭh'aṁsa-soḷas'aṁsâdi-ākārena katāya
bhājanâkārāya peḷāya, yattha uṇha-pāyāsâdiṁ pak-
khipitvā upari bhojana-pātiṁ ṭhapenti bhattassa
uṇha-bhāvâvigaman'atthaṁ; tādisassa bhājanâkā-
rassa ādhārass' etaṁ adhivacanaṁ. ten'eva pāḷiyaṁ
~an ti vuttaṁ, tassa ca pāyāsâdīhi āsittakâdhāro ti
attho. idañ ca ~aṁ paccantesu na jānanti kātuṁ,
Majjhimadese yeva karonti. keci pana "gihi-pari-
bhogo ayomayâdi sabbo pi ădhāro ~aṁ eva anulo-
metī" ti vadanti; — bhojana-pātiyā ~aṁ kārāpesi
(the prodigal treasurer "had made a brass saucer for
his food bowl"
) . . . ~e taṁ pātiṁ ṭhapetvā bhojanaṁ
vaḍḍhesuṁ, Dhp-a III 88,7,18; (erroneous transla-
tions:
Horner "leaning against chased cushions",
PED "decorated divan ?", Burlingame "copper-
plated receptacle"
).