Nandicakka: 1 definition

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Nandicakka 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

An Elder who came to Ceylon at the head of a chapter of monks from Rakkhanga, at the request of King Vimaladhammasuriya, in order to confer the upasampada ordination on the monks of Ceylon. Cv. xciv.15.

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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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