bilaṅga

sour gruel Ja.vi.365 (= kañjiya); usually in stock phrase kaṇājaka bilaṅga-dutiya (seed-cake?) accompanied by sour gruel Vin.ii.77, Vin.ii.78; SN.i.90; AN.i.145; AN.iv.392; Ja.i.228; Ja.iii.299; Snp-a.94; Dhp-a.iii.10 (variant reading pilanka-˚akaṃ); Dhp-a.iv.77; Vv-a.222, Vv-a.298 (bilanka˚).

  • -thālika a certain torture, called “gruel-pot” (should there be any relation to bila-kata under bila2?) AN.i.47; AN.ii.122; Cnd.604 (variant reading khil˚); Mil.197, Mil.290, Mil.358 (all passages in standard setting).

etym. doubtful; one compares both Sk. viḍanga the plant Embelia ribes, and vilanga the plant Erycibe paniculata