Culla Punna; 1 Definition(s)


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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Brother of Punna of Sunaparanta. He was nearly ship wrecked, but was saved by Punna. MA.i.1016; SA.iii.16.

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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