Subject: A more helpful wiki
Posted on: 2021-04-20 14:36:12 UTC

Wisdom Library's page Padma, Padmā, Pādma § Languages § Sanskrit dictionary provides the following:

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Padma (पद्म).—(paduma) , m. or nt., ... (5) nt., also m., name of a hell (= Pali Paduma; compare Mahāpadma): Divyāvadāna 67.23; 138.8; Avadāna-śataka i.4.9 etc.; it is cold according to Mahāvyutpatti 4935; Dharmasaṃgraha 122, but hot (at least sufferers are boiled there) in Śikṣāsamuccaya 75.8, where (and in 10) the spelling is Padumo, n. sg., tho in prose!;

So, there you go! Varying mythology confirmed. If you tug the thread some more, I'm sure you can find a reference to fire somewhere, too. {= )


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