The Joyous Meditation Teachings of Lorin Roche


Bisa-Shoot, stalk


madhyanāḍī madhyasaṃsthā bisasūtrābharūpayā |
dhyātāntarvyomayā devyā tayā devaḥ prakāśate || 35 ||


bisa
bísa [p= 732,2] [L=145354]
(m. only Hariv. 15445 ; also written vīsa ; ifc. f(ā).) a shoot or sucker , the film or fibre of the water-lily or lotus , also the stalk itself or that part of it which is underground (eaten as a delicacy) RV. &c

MBh. xii , 7974.
bisa [p= 1331,1] [L=337340]
comp.)
(H2) n.
[L=145355]the whole lotus plant
(H2) (in