Tina Sakiya, Tina-sākiyā: 1 definition
Tina Sakiya 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
The name given to those Sakiyans who held reeds in their mouths in order to escape slaughter when Vidudabha massacred the Sakiyans. For details see DhA.i.359.
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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Partial matches: Sakiya.
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