Wheel-rolling King: 1 definition



Wheel-rolling King 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.

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Source: Buddhist Door: GlossaryCakkavatti raja in Pali, Cakravarti raja in Sanskrit. Also known as Sagely Wheel turning King. There are four such kings, each with a precious wheel of gold, silver, copper, and iron. The kings reign over the four areas in north, south, east and west. It is believed that the Gold Wheel King is to come in perfection and unify the world. In Indian mythology, he is the ideal ruler.

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