Migalopa Jataka, Migālopa-jātaka: 1 definition


Migalopa Jataka 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

The Bodhisatta was once born as a vulture, Aparannagijjha, and lived with his son, Migalopa, in Gijjhapabbata. Migalopa used to fly much higher than the others in spite of his fathers warning, and he was, one day, dashed to pieces by the Verambha winds.

The story was told in reference to an unruly monk who is identified with Migalopa. J.iii.255f.; cp. Gijjha Jataka (No. 427).

context information

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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