Vikkamapandu, Vikkamapaṇḍu: 1 definition



Vikkamapandu 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

Son of Mahalanakitti. He was staying in the Dulu country when he heard of the events in Ceylon, and, going to the province of Rohana, he carried on the government at Kalatittha for one year (1046 A.C.), till he was slain by Jagatipala. Cv.lvi.11ff.

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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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