Hatthideva, Hatthi-deva: 1 definition
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General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Buddhism
Hatthideva (हत्थिदेव) refers to one of the descendants of king Baladatta: an ancient king from the Solar dynasty (sūryavaṃśa) and a descendant of Mahāsaṃmata, according to the Mahābuddhavaṃsa or Maha Buddhavamsa (the great chronicle of Buddhas) Anudīpanī chapter 1, compiled by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw. Baladatta’s son founded Kosambī and reigned. He and his descendants in that city were fourteen. The last of these fourteen kings was named Hatthideva. His son founded Kannagocchi and reigned. He and his descendants in that city were nine. The last of these nine kings was named Naradeva.
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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 7 - A Brief History of the Royal Lineage of the Bodhisatta < [Chapter 1 - The Story of Sataketu Deva, The Future Buddha]