Culla Kancakunda, aka: Culla-kañcakunda; 1 Definition(s)

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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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A Damila chief of South India who fought against the forces of Parakkamabahu 1. but was later subdued (Cv.lxxvi.185, 217, 220, 305). The name is closely connected with that of the districts of Kancakudiya and Kancakudiyaraja (Cv.lxxvi.124, 130).

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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