Valahaka Vagga, aka: Valāhaka-vagga; 2 Definition(s)


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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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The eleventh chapter of the Catukka Nipata of the Anguttara Nikaya. A.ii.102 111; cp. S.iii.254ff.

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).

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Pali-English dictionary

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Valāhaka, (valāha+ka; of dial. origin; cp. Epic Sk. balāhaka) 1. a cloud, dark cloud, thundercloud S. I, 212= Th. 2, 55; A. II, 102; V, 22; Th. 1, 760; Pug. 42, 43; Vv 681; J. III, 245; 270 (ghana°); Vism. 285 (°paṭala); Miln. 274; DhsA. 317; VvA. 12 (=abbhā).—2. N. of mythical horses S. III, 145.

—kāyikā (devā) groups of cloud gods (viz. sīta°, uṇha°, abbha°, vāta°, vassa°) S. III, 254. (Page 603)

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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