Culla Kalinga: 1 definition

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Culla Kalinga 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

Younger son of Kalinga, king of Dantapura. He became an ascetic, but later married the daughter of the Madda king, by whom he had a son Kalinga who became a Cakka vatti (J.iv.230ff). For details see the Kalinga Bodhi Jataka.

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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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