Mahakalasena, aka: Mahākālasena; 1 Definition(s)


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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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See Kalasena (2).

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. The chief yakkha of Sirisavatthu who married Polamitta of Lankapura (MT. 259f). v.l. kala . See Kalasena (2).

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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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