Manti, aka: Mantī; 2 Definition(s)
Manti 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)
A brahmin well versed in reading auspicious signs. He was one of the brahmins consulted by Suddhodana when Gotama Buddha was born. J.i.56; Mil.236.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).
Languages of India and abroad
mantī : (m.) a counsellor; a minister.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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.
Search found 3 books and stories containing Manti, Mantī; (plurals include: Mantis, Mantīs). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
The Story of the Five Bhikkhus (Pañcavaggī Theras) < [Chapter 1 - The Jewel of the Buddha]
Satapatha Brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Birth of Prince Siddhartha, the Future Gotama Buddha < [Part 2 - Discourse on the non-remote preface (avidūre-nidāna)]