Migaludda Petavatthu: 1 definition

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Migaludda Petavatthu 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 story of a hunter of Rajagaha who, acting on the advice of a holy friend, refrained from hunting at night. He was reborn as a vemanika peta.

Narada came across him in the course of his wanderings and learnt his story. Pv.iii.7; PvA.204ff.

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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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