Tavakannika, Tavannika, Tavakinnoka, Tavakannīka: 1 definition


Tavakannika 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

A householder who realised Nibbana from knowledge of the Tathagata.

He is mentioned in a list of such householders, but nothing further is known of him (A.iii.451).

Is he connected with Tikanna (q.v.)?

The Commentary (AA.ii.696) says he was also called Tapakannika.

context information

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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