Magical Powers; 1 Definition(s)
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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
s. iddhi; abhiññā (1).(Source): Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
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 Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
I. Magical powers of multiplication and displacement < [Part 2 - Acceding to innumerable universes]
Appendix 6 - Story of the nāga of Urubilvā < [Chapter XXXVI - The eight recollections (anusmṛti or anussati)]
III. Limits to the salvific action of the Buddhas < [Part 4 - Assuring the continuity of the Buddha universes]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Commentary on Biography of the thera Cūḷapantha < [Chapter 2 - Sīhāsaniyavagga (lion-throne section)]
Commentary on the biography of the thera Mahāmoggallāna < [Chapter 1 - Buddhavagga (Buddha section)]
Commentary on the Biography of the thera Ānanda < [Chapter 1 - Buddhavagga (Buddha section)]
The Bhikkhus Rules (by Bhikkhu Ariyesako)
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)
Chapter XCVII < [Book XII - Śaśāṅkavatī]
Note on vile magical practices < [Notes]
Note on the position of Book XII < [Book XII - Śaśāṅkavatī]
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)