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uṇhīsa

, m. n. [sa. uṣṇīṣa], 1. turban (one of the
five insignia of a king or prince, but also of others
);
2. the coping of a stone
(imaginary gold etc.) railing;
also used for the upper
(outer) curb of a bathing pond
(above the steps leading down to the water); 3. a pro-
tuberance or excrescence on the head
(as one of the 32
marks of a
mahāpurisa perh. due to misunderstanding
of Greek hairstyle
[krobylos] of Buddha image), suggest-
ing the top-knot of a
(royal) turban, whence Us name;
in canon, texts only in cpd.
°-sīsa q. v.; see Coomara-
swamy, JRAS I 928, 815 — 841; Lamotte, Histoire du
Bouddhisme indien,
739; Schlingloff, Religion des
Buddhismus, II p. 55; — Abh 284 siro-veṭhanaṁ
~aṁ; 388 (five insignia) khaggo ca chattaṁ ~aṁ
pādukā vāḷavījanī; 862 sopāṇ'aṅgamhi ~o makuṭo
sīsa-veṭhane; — 1. nikkhippa pañca kakudhāni . . . :
vālavījaniṁ ~aṁ khaggaṁ chattaṁ upāhanaṁ, Ja V
264,24* (quoted Ps III 351,11*) ≠ VI 22,28* ≠ Dip
XII 1 (quoted Sp 75,15*) ≠ Jinak 45,27; eke samaṇa-
brāhmaṇā . . . evarūpaṁ maṇḍana-vibhūsaṇa-ṭṭhā-
nânuyogam anuyutta viharanti . . . khaggaṁ . . .
~aṁ maṇiṁ vālavījaniṁ +, D I 7,22 ≠ Nidd I 380,
12 (āgāriyassa vibhūsā); pubbakānaṁ khattiyānaṁ
anubhūtāni paribhoga-bhaṇḍāni . . . seta-chattaṁ
~aṁ pādukā +, Mil 329,26; — Mhv XI 28; — S V
4,24 (quoted Ps II 194,6); M II 119,27; Ja II 88,23 =
V 129,10; °-veṭhita-sīso, Sv 452,11 = Ps III 386,4; —
2. pokkharaṇīyo dvīhi vedikāhi parikkhittā ahesuṁ,
. . . sovaṇṇamayāya vedikāya sovaṇṇamayā thambhā
ahesuṁ, rūpimayā sūciyo ca ~añ ca. . . . , rūpimayāyā
vedikāya . . . sovaṇṇamayā sūciyo ~añ ca, D II 179,10
(Sv 630,14: ekā vedikā . . . °-matthake [on the upper
curb;
pt: sikhā-pariyanta-matthake] ahosi, ekā
heṭṭhā pariccheda-matthake); — 179,1,3,5,6; — 3.
description Sv 452,2-7 ≠ Ps III 385,17-21: mahāpuri-
sassa hi dakkhiṇa-kaṇṇa-cūlikato paṭṭhāya maṁsa-
paṭalaṁ uṭṭhahitvā sakala-nalāṭaṁ chādayamānaṁ
pūrayamānaṁ gantvā vāma-kaṇṇa-cūlikāya pati-
ṭṭhitaṁ raññā baddha-uṇhīsa-paṭṭo viya virocati.
mahāpurisassa (Ps: pacchima-bhavika-bodhisattā-
naṁ) kira imaṁ lakkhaṇaṁ disvā rājūnaṁ uṇhīsa-
paṭṭaṁ akaṁsu . . .; — bhagavantaṁ . . . virocamā-
naṁ disvā ~ato paṭṭhāya yāva pādatalā, Sp 1007,15;
catasso dāṭhā, dve akkhakā ~an ti imā satta dhātuyo
na vippakiriṁsu, Sv 604,10, quoted Jinak 37,4; — ifc.
lohit'-° (Ja IV 432,7*), lohita-° (VI 579,21* [Ee w. r.
°tatuṇhī°].