Kumudadayaka: 1 definition



Kumudadayaka 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

An arahant. In Padumuttaras time he was a bird named Kakudha in a lake in Himava and offered the Buddha a lotus flower.

Sixteen hundred kappas ago he became king eight times under the name of Varuna (Ap.i.180).

He is probably identical with Malitavambha. ThagA.i.211f.

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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