Akatannu Jataka, Akataññu-jātaka: 1 definition

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Akatannu Jataka means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A merchant is befriended by a colleague in another country but refuses to return the service.

The servants of the latter thereupon take revenge.

The story is related to Anathapindika, who experiences similar ingratitude at the hands of a fellow merchant. J.i.377-9.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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