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Akhila, 1 Definition(s)


Akhila means something in Buddhism, Pali. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

Chief woman disciple of Sikhi (Bu.xxi.21); the Commentary calls her Makhila. BuA.204; also J.i.41.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

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