Kadalinivataka, Kadalīnivātaka: 1 definition

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Kadalinivataka 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

A locality in Ceylon situated on the road from Dakkhinadesa (more exactly Mahagalla) to Anuradhapura (Cv.Trs.i.114 n.3; i.74, n.2). A battle took place there between King Sanghatissa and King Moggallana (afterwards Moggallana III.) (Cv.xliv.6). A later battle was fought there between Aggabodhi VI. and Prince Aggabodhi of Dakkhinadesa (Cv.xlviii.50).

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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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