World Period: 1 definition
World Period 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)Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
formation, dissolution: s. kappa.
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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The Ramayana of Valmiki (by Hari Prasad Shastri)
Chapter 61 - Sampati tells his Story to the Sage Nishakara < [Book 4 - Kishkindha-kanda]
Chapter 74 - Parasurama appears amidst inauspicious signs < [Book 1 - Bala-kanda]
Chapter 104 - Rama arraigns Ravana and reproaches him for his Misdeeds < [Book 6 - Yuddha-kanda]
The Catusacca Dipani (by Mahathera Ledi Sayadaw)
Brahma Sutras (Vedanta Sutras) (by George Thibaut)
Shakti and Shakta (by John Woodroffe)
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Commentary on the biography of the the thera Sāriputta < [Chapter 1 - Buddhavagga (Buddha section)]