Wheel-turning King: 1 definition
Wheel-turning 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.
General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Buddhist Door: GlossaryHe is referred to a Buddha as universal spiritual king with all kinds of good marks and appearance, or a god over a universe, or a preacher of the supreme doctrine. The wheel is probably a symbol of the sun with its myraid rays.
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Search found 4 books and stories containing Wheel-turning King; (plurals include: turning Kings). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Chapter 2 - The Division Bodies Gather < [Scroll 1]
Buddhacarita (by Charles Willemen)
Chapter XIX - The Meeting of Father and Son < [Fascicle Four]
Chapter XI - The Reply to King Bimbisāra < [Fascicle Three]
Chapter XXIV - Farewell to the Licchavis < [Fascicle Five]
Vimalakirti Sutra (by Burton Watson)