Moggali, Moggalī: 1 definition
Moggali 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
A brahmin of Pataliputta, father of Moggaliputta Tissa. He was converted by Siggava. Mhv.v.102, 133.
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. The name of Maha Moggallanas mother. ThagA.ii.93; AA.i.88; DhA.i.73; but SNA.i.326 calls her Moggallani.
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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Starts with: Moggaliputta Tissa.
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Mahavamsa (by Wilhelm Geiger)
Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Biography (2-3): Sāriputta and Moggallāna Mahātheras < [Chapter 43 - Forty-one Arahat-Mahatheras and their Respective Etadagga titles]
Complete works of Swami Abhedananda (by Swami Prajnanananda)
Chapter 4 - Buddhist Councils And Buddhist Thoughts < [Discourse 7 - Thoughts on Sankhya Buddhism and Vedanta]
Vidhura Jataka (nr. 548) (by R. F. ST. Andrew St. John)
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Commentary on the biography of the the thera Sāriputta < [Chapter 1 - Buddhavagga (Buddha section)]