Khemankara, Khemaṅkara: 1 definition
Khemankara 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
1. Khemankara Thera - The constant attendant of Sikhi Buddha. v.l. Khemankura. (D.ii.6; Bu.xxi.20; J.i.41).
2. Khemankara - The king of Khema or Khemavati, where the Buddha Kakusandha was born. v.l. Khemakara. His purohita was Aggidatta, Kakusandhas father (Bu.xxii.13; BuA.209; Dvy.242). He is sometimes also called Khema (MT.351; D.ii.7).
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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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Buddha Chronicle 20: Sikhī Buddhavaṃsa < [Chapter 9 - The chronicle of twenty-four Buddhas]
Buddha Chronicle 22: Kakusandha Buddhavaṃsa < [Chapter 9 - The chronicle of twenty-four Buddhas]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)