Khuddaka Tissa, Khudda Tissa: 2 definitions


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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A thera credited with great iddhi power. He lived in Mangana, and was one of those who shared the sour millet gruel given by Dutthagamani in his flight from battle. Khuddaka Tissa divided it among sixty thousand monks in the Kelasa Vihara (Mhv.xxxii.53f). He was one of the pacchagataka (late comers?) to the Assemblies of Kuddalaka, Mugapakkha, Ayoghara, and Hatthipala ( He is probably identical with Kujja Tissa (q.v.).

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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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