Maha Cunda, Mahā-cunda, Mahacunda: 2 definitions
Maha Cunda means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Mahachunda.
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).
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahācunda (महाचुन्द):—[=mahā-cunda] [from mahā > mah] m. Name of a Buddhist mendicant, [Buddhist literature]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Starts with: Maha Cunda Sutta.
Search found 9 books and stories containing Maha Cunda, Mahā-cunda, Mahacunda, Mahācunda; (plurals include: Maha Cundas, cundas, Mahacundas, Mahācundas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Book of Protection (by Piyadassi Thera)
Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
The Life of Sariputta (by Nyanaponika Thera)
The Elder's Relatives < [Part II - Maturity Of Insight]
The Helper < [Part II - Maturity Of Insight]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 7 - The Buddha’s assistants (upasthāyaka) < [Chapter XLI - The Eighteen Special Attributes of the Buddha]
Banner of the Arahants (by Bhikkhu Khantipalo)
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)