Jatakabhanakavatthu, Jātakabhānakavatthu: 1 definition



Jatakabhanakavatthu 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 Commentaries (E.g., VibhA.484) mention the story of a certain reciter of the Jatakas who once went begging to a house. The mistress of the house, not wishing to give, went in and returned saying she could not find any rice. The monk observed that there were other eatables in the house, and indicated to the woman, by means of a riddle, what he had seen.

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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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