Kandadevamalava, Kandadevamālava: 1 definition



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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A Damila chief who fought against Parakkamabahus general Lankapura, and was defeated at Mundikkara. Later, when Kandadevamalava owned allegiance to Parakkamabahu, Lankapura restored Mundikkara to him and appointed him chief of the two districts of Mangala. Cv.lxxvi.187, 208, 210.

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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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