Kapallapuva, Kapalla-puva, Kapallapūva: 3 definitions


Kapallapuva 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)

[«previous next»] — Kapallapuva in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A cave near the gateway of Jetavana, into which Macchariyakosiya (q.v.) and his wife threw away the cakes which were left over after they had fed the Buddha and five hundred monks. From this act the spot took its name Kapallapuva (Crock cake). J.i.348; DhA.i.373.

context information

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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kapallapuva in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kapallapūva : (m. nt.) pan cake.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kapallapūva refers to: a pancake J. I, 345; DhA. I, 367; VvA. 123; Mhvs 35, 67. (Page 186)

Note: kapallapūva is a Pali compound consisting of the words kapalla and pūva.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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