Kanikaracchadaniya: 1 definition
Kanikaracchadaniya 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
An arahant. He once met the Buddha Vessabhu enjoying his siesta in the forest, and being pleased with his appearance, made a canopy of kanikara flowers over the Buddhas head.
Twenty kappas ago he became king eight times under the name of Sonnabha. Ap.i.183.
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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