Pancapandita Jataka, Pañcapaṇḍita-jātaka: 1 definition


Pancapandita 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

Also called Pancapanditapanha and panditapanha.

The name given to a section of the Maha Ummagga Jataka, which deals with the plot of Senaka, Pukkusa, Kavinda and Devinda, to have Mahosadha killed by informing the king that Mahosadha has a guilty secret which he did not desire anyone to know of. But Mahosadha learnt their secrets and defeated their intentions. J.iv.473; v.81; vi.379, 389.

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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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