Campeyya: 3 definitions
Campeyya 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 Naga king who dwelt in the river Campa. See the Campeyya Jataka.
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
campeyyaka : (adj.) belonging to Campā.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Campeyya, N. of a Nāgarāja J. IV, 454 (=°jātaka, No. 506); Vism. 304. (Page 262)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
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Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
(8) Eighth Pāramī: The Perfection of Resolution (adhiṭṭhāna-pāramī) < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Supplement (c): Fulfilment of the Ten Perfections < [Chapter 9 - The chronicle of twenty-four Buddhas]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)