Milindapanha, Milindapañha: 1 definition
Milindapanha 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)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
Records the conversation between Milinda and Nagasena.
It is believed that the book was compiled later than the time of the conversation and that many of the recorded conversations are spurious.
For a discussion see Question of King Milinda, vol.i.xxv f.
There is a Singhalese translation to it, which is called the Saddharmadasaya, written in the eighteenth century by a monk named Sumangala. P.L.C.274.
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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Full-text (+6): Angulimala Paritta, Takkola, Kolapattana, Dhaja, Dhammantari, Manibhaddavattika, Petakopadesa, Cina, Shaka, Gandhara, Karambiya, Khuddakapatha, Prakriti, Khuddakanikaya, Alasanda, Nagasena, Abhibhuta, Dhamma, Kajangala, Ekasataka.
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Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
Gemstones of the Good Dhamma (by Ven. S. Dhammika)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
II. Mastering the water element (ap) < [Part 3 - Mastering the four great elements]
The Śalyatvena-sūtra (Sallattena-sutta) < [Chapter XXXVII - The Ten Concepts]
Appendix 2 - Ahicchatra (capital of northern Pañcala, present Ramnagar) < [Chapter V - Rājagṛha]
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
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Transcendental Dependent Arising (by Bhikkhu Bodhi)