Mahajanaka, Mahājanaka: 1 definition
Mahajanaka 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)
Mahajanaka 1. King of Mithila in Videha. He had two sons, Aritthajanaka and Polajanaka. J.vi.30.
Mahajanaka 2. Son of Aritthajanaka. See the Mahajanaka Jataka.
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).
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Mahajanaka Jataka, Mahajanakaya.
Full-text: Polajanaka, Aritthajanaka, Mithila, Migajina, Dighavu, Mahajanaka Jataka, Thuna, Videha, Arindama, Sivali.
Search found 10 books and stories containing Mahajanaka, Mahājanaka; (plurals include: Mahajanakas, Mahājanakas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Viriya Parami (by Sujin Boriharnwanaket)
Dhamma Nature (by Ajahn Chah)
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Commentary on the stanza on sahāya < [Commentary on biography of Silent Buddhas (Paccekabuddha)]
Conclusion of the commentary on silent buddhas (paccekabuddhas) < [Commentary on biography of Silent Buddhas (Paccekabuddha)]
Commentary on the stanza on future danger (āyati-bhaya) < [Commentary on biography of Silent Buddhas (Paccekabuddha)]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 539: Mahājanaka-jātaka < [Volume 6]
Jataka 378: Darīmukha-jātaka < [Volume 3]
Jataka 445: Nigrodha-jātaka < [Volume 4]
Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
Verse 112 - The Story of Venerable Sappadāsa < [Chapter 8 - Sahassa Vagga (Thousands)]
Fundamentals of Vipassana Meditation (by Venerable Mahāsi Sayādaw)