Ummagga Jataka, aka: Ummagga-jātaka; 2 Definition(s)

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Ummagga 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)

1. Ummagga Jataka - See Maha Ummagga Jataka.

2. Ummagga Jataka - The Samantapasadika (iv.742) mentions a work called the Gulha Ummagga in a list of heretical works which pass off as the word of the Buddha, but which are the teachings of unbelievers.

(Source): Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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).

Pali

Ummagga, (ud + magga, lit. “off-track”) — 1. an underground watercourse, a conduit, main M. I, 171; A. II, 189; J. VI, 426, 432; SnA 50 (“ummaggo paññā pavuccati”); DhA. I, 252 (°cora); II, 37 (v l. umaṅga); IV, 104; PvA. 44 (read with v. l. SS kummagga).—2. a side track, a wrong way, devious way S. I, 193 (v. l. °manga) = Th. 1, 1242; S. IV, 195; A. IV, 191. (Page 154)

(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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