Dasavaragatha, Dasavaragāthā: 1 definition



Dasavaragatha 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

The section of the Vessantara Jataka containing the account of the ten boons granted by Sakka to Phusati just before she left Sakkas world to be born as Maddas daughter. These ten boons were: to be chief queen of the Sivi kingdom, to have dark eyes and dark eyebrows, to be named Phusati, to have a son, to keep a slim figure, to have firm breasts, not to become grey haired, and to save the condemned. J.vi.482-4.

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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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