Surindeva, Surin-deva: 1 definition


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Source: Wisdom Library: Buddhism

Surindeva (सुरिन्देव) (or Purindeva, Munindeva) refers to one of the descendants of king Kambalavaṃsa: an ancient king from the Solar dynasty (sūryavaṃśa) and a descendant of Mahāsaṃmata, according to the Mahābuddhavaṃsa or Maha Buddhavamsa (the great chronicle of Buddhas) Anudīpanī chapter 1, compiled by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw. Kambalavaṃsa founded Ekacakkhu and reigned. He and his descendants in that city were thirty-two. The last of these thirty-two kings was named Purindeva (Surindeva or Munindeva in other versions). His son founded Vajiramutti and reigned. He and his descendants in that city were twenty-eight. The last of these twenty-eight kings was named Sādhina.

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