Mahamangala: 2 definitions
Mahamangala 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
A monk present at the foundation ceremony of the Maha Thupa. MT. 524.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahāmaṅgala (महामङ्गल):—[=mahā-maṅgala] [from mahā > mah] n. Name of a Buddhist Sūtra.
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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Search found 13 books and stories containing Mahamangala, Mahāmaṅgala, Maha-mangala, Mahā-maṅgala; (plurals include: Mahamangalas, Mahāmaṅgalas, mangalas, maṅgalas). 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)
Mental Development in Daily Life (by Nina van Gorkom)
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
A Simple Guide to Life (by Robert Bogoda)