Kandarayana, Kandarāyana: 1 definition

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Kandarayana 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 brahmin. He visited Maha Kaccana at the Gundavana near Madhura and accused him of not paying due respect to elderly brahmins, but when Maha Kaccana preached to him he expressed delight and offered himself as the Theras disciple. v.l. Kundarayana. A.i.67f.

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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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