Makkata, Makkaṭa: 2 definitions
Makkata 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
makkaṭa : (m.) a monkey.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Makkaṭa, (cp. Epic Sk. markaṭa) 1. a monkey J. I, 385; II, 267; DhA. II, 22; VbhA. 408 (°niddā, a m. ’s sleep, said to be quickly changing); KhA 73 (in simile); SnA 522 (cp. Sn. 791). Names of monkeys famous in Jātaka tales: Sālaka J. II, 268; Kālabāhu J. III, 98 sq.; on the monkey as a figure in similes see J. P. T. S. 1907, 119, to which add VbhA. 228 & 259 (tālavana°), cp. Vism. 245.—2. a spider: see °sutta.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 10c - The method of fulfilling the Perfection of Renunciation (Nekkhamma Pāramī) < [Chapter 7 - On Miscellany]
Part 3 - The story of Pālileyyaka elephant < [Chapter 28 - The Buddha’s Tenth Vassa at Pālileyyaka Forest]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 174: Dūbhiya-Makkaṭa-jātaka < [Book II - Dukanipāta]
Jataka 173: Makkaṭa-jātaka < [Book II - Dukanipāta]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Act 5.8: The weak, the sick and the crippled are healed < [Chapter XIV - Emission of rays]