Chakkhattiyakhanda: 1 definition



Chakkhattiyakhanda 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)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A section of the Vessantara Jataka dealing with the journey undertaken by Sanjaya and his army to bring back Vessantara and his queen.

The six khattiyas referred to are Sanjaya and his queen, Vessantara and Maddi and Jali and Kanha.

context information

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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