Mahaniddesa, aka: Mahāniddesa; 1 Definition(s)
Mahaniddesa 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)
See Niddesa. One of the books of the Khuddaka Nikaya.(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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
The Samṛddhi-sūtra < [Chapter XLVIII - The Eighteen Emptinesses]
Part 11 - Why is the Buddha called Buddha < [Chapter IV - Explanation of the Word Bhagavat]
Preliminary note (1): The navāṅga < [Part 2 - Hearing the twelve-membered speech of the Buddha]
Buddhist Monastic Discipline (by Jotiya Dhirasekera)
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