Bhokkanta: 1 definition
Bhokkanta 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
A village in the Dakkhinadesa of Ceylon. Till deserted by its inhabitants (probably through fear of the Damilas), it was the residence of Sumana, wife of Lakuntaka Atimbara (DhA.iv.50).
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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