Telakani: 1 definition


Telakani 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)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

An arahant. He was a brahmin of Savatthi, older than the Buddha. Having become a wandering recluse he went about questioning recluses and brahmins, but not finding satisfaction.

One day he beard the Buddha preach, entered the Order and became an arahant (Thag.747-68; ThagA.ii.24ff).

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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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