Ummagga Jataka, aka: Ummagga-jātaka; 2 Definition(s)
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.
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
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).
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
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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The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 350: Devatāpañha-jātaka < [Volume 3]
Jataka 111: Gadrabha-Pañha < [Book I - Ekanipāta]
Jataka 192: Siri-Kāḷakaṇṇi-jātaka < [Book II - Dukanipāta]
A Short history of Lanka (by Humphry William Codrington)
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