Dantakumara, Dantakumāra: 1 definition

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Dantakumara means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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

Son of the king of Ujjeni. He came to Dantapura to worship the Tooth Relic and, while there, married Hemamala, Guhasivas daughter. He brought the Tooth Relic to Ceylon in the reign of Siri Meghavanna (Dathavamsa iv.7ff).

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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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