Kurudeva: 1 definition

Introduction

Kurudeva 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)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A poor man, who lived in Vattura Vihara, eating large quantities of food and doing no work. Listening to the advice of a monk, he took the five precepts and fed fishes with a part of his meal. He was later born as Mahanela.

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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