Bandhuma, Bandhumā: 2 definitions
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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
2. King of Bandhumati and father of Vipassi Buddha. His wife was Bandhumati (J.1.41, etc.). He had two daughters who, in their later lives, were Mahamaya and Uracchada (J.vi.480f). See also Ekasataka and Metta Theri.
1. A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70; ApA.i.107.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Bandhuma (बन्धुम).—(MIndic for °mant, q.v.), (1) = °mant (Pali °mā), father of Vipaśyin: °mo Mahāvastu ii.271.5; °masya 7 (both prose); (2) name of a former Buddha: °maṃ (acc.) Mahāvastu iii.230.16; °mas (v.l. °mano), nom., 231.1.
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Bandhumā (बन्धुमा).—(presumably = °matī, compare °ma = °mant, but app. a different city), name of a capital city where it is prophesied that the Buddha Maitreya will be born: °māyāṃ rājadhānyāṃ Mahāvastu i.51.7 (prose).
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
Chapter XXIX - Anaṅgaṇa Jātaka < [Volume II]
Chapter V - The many Buddhas (bahubuddha-sūtra) < [Volume I]
Chapter XXI - Former Buddhas < [Volume III]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Buddha Chronicle 19: Vipassī Buddhavaṃsa < [Chapter 9 - The chronicle of twenty-four Buddhas]
Story of Two Brothers: Mahākāla and Cūlakāla < [Chapter 43 - Forty-one Arahat-Mahatheras and their Respective Etadagga titles]
Biography (33): Bākula Mahāthera < [Chapter 43 - Forty-one Arahat-Mahatheras and their Respective Etadagga titles]
The Book of Protection (by Piyadassi Thera)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 10 - The vows and actions of bhikṣu Nanda in previous lives < [Chapter VIII - The Bodhisattvas]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Various other 22 Buddhas < [Part 1 - Remote preface (dūre-nidāna)]
Commentary on the Biography of the Thera Mahākassapa < [Chapter 1 - Buddhavagga (Buddha section)]
Introduction (commentary on the first stanza) < [Commentary on biography of Silent Buddhas (Paccekabuddha)]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)