Dighavu, Dīghāvu, Digha-avu: 2 definitions
Dighavu 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
1. Dighavu - Eldest son of King Arindama I. He is identified with Rahula. J.v.490.
2. Dighavu - A householder of Rajagaha and son of Jotika gahapati. He was a Sotapanna and, when he lay ill, he sent his father to the Buddha requesting the Buddha to visit him. The Buddha accepted the request, preached to him and consoled him. Soon afterwards Dighavu died and was born as an anagami. S.v.344f.
3. Dighavu - Son of King Mahajanaka and his queen Sivali. He became king when Mahajanaka left the world. He is identified with Rahula. J.vi.44, 61, 62, 68.
4. Dighavu - See Dighayu.
Dighavu Sutta - Records the visit of the Buddha to Dighavu (see Dighavu 2). The Buddha exhorts him to practise the six conditions which are constituent parts of knowledge (cha vijjabhagiyadhamme). These are:contemplation of impermanence in the sankharas, consciousness of dukkha in impermanence, of there being no self in what is dukkha, consciousness of abandoning, of dispersion, and of cessation. S.v.344f.
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).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Dīghāvu refers to: =°āyu in the meaning of āyasmant (q. v.) J.V, 120;
Note: dīghāvu is a Pali compound consisting of the words dīgha and āvu.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
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Starts with: Dighavu Bhanavara.
Search found 6 books and stories containing Dighavu, Dīghāvu, Digha-avu, Dīgha-āvu; (plurals include: Dighavus, Dīghāvus, avus, āvus). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 4 - The Story of Dighavu < [Chapter 27b - The Buddha’s Ninth Vassa at Kosambī]
Part 3 - Eruption of A Great Dispute within The Sangha < [Chapter 27b - The Buddha’s Ninth Vassa at Kosambī]
Part 4 - Righteous (Dhammavādi) and Unrighteous (Adhammavādi) < [Chapter 28 - The Buddha’s Tenth Vassa at Pālileyyaka Forest]
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
The story of Dīghāvu < [10. The monks from Kosambī (Kosambaka)]
The Gospel of Buddha (by Paul Carus)
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 371: Dīghitikosala-jātaka < [Volume 3]
Jataka 529: Sonaka-jātaka < [Volume 5]
Jataka 428: Kosambī-jātaka < [Volume 3]
Cetasikas (by Nina van Gorkom)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)