Maha Avici, Mahā-avīci: 1 definition
Maha Avici 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
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 Catusacca Dipani (by Mahathera Ledi Sayadaw)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 4 - The Bodhisatta heads towards the Mahābodhi < [Chapter 7 - The Attainment of Buddhahood]
Part 4 - Story of Cincamana (Cincamanavika) < [Chapter 25 - The Buddha’s Seventh Vassa]
Part 5 - Taming of Baka Brahmā < [Chapter 35 - Story of Māra]
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)