Celakanthi, aka: Celakanthī; 1 Definition(s)

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Celakanthi 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

[Celakanthi in Theravada glossaries]

A mare belonging to Candappajjota. She could travel one hundred leagues in a day and was one of his five rapid conveyances. DhA.i.196.

(Source): Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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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