Cankama, Caṅkama: 3 definitions
Cankama 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: Access to Insight: A Glossary of Pali and Buddhist TermsWalking meditation, usually in the form of walking back and forth along a prescribed path.
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
caṅkama : (m.) a terraced walk; walking up and down.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Caṅkama, (Sk. caṅkrama & caṅkramā, fr. caṅkamati) (a) walking up & down S. IV, 104.—(b) the place where one is walking, esp. a terraced walk, cloister Vin. I, 15, 182; II, 220; D. I, 105; S. I, 212; A. I, 114; 183; III, 29; IV, 87; J. I, 17; II, 273; V, 132 (cp. kattaradaṇḍa-passages). (Page 260)
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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Search found 9 books and stories containing Cankama, Caṅkama; (plurals include: Cankamas, Caṅkamas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 3 - The Week on the Walk (Cankama Sattāha) < [Chapter 8 - The Buddha’s stay at the Seven Places]
Patipada (by Acariya Maha Boowa Ñanasampanno)
Just Do It! (by Ajahn Chah)
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
Cullavagga, Khandaka 2, Chapter 1 < [Khandaka 2 - Probation and Penance (A)]
Cullavagga, Khandaka 8, Chapter 7 < [Khandaka 8 - Regulations as to the Duties of the Bhikkhus towards one Another]
Cullavagga, Khandaka 5, Chapter 11 < [Khandaka 5 - On the Daily Life of the Bhikkhus]
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
Duties on one on probation < [12. Probation (Parivāsa)]
Allowance for seven days business < [3. Rains (Vassa)]
Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)