Uddalaka Jataka, Uddālaka-jātaka: 2 definitions



Uddalaka 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

The story of Uddalaka given above. It was related in reference to a monk who led a deceitful life.

The monk is identified with Uddalaka. (J.iii.232).

The Jataka is depicted in the Bharhut Tope (see Cunningham, Plate XLVI).

On the same occasion were preached the Makkata, Kuhaka and Setaketu Jatakas.

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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