Adhammavadi, Adhammavādi: 1 definition



Adhammavadi 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

A monk who lived soon after the death of Kassapa Buddha.

Having been guilty of various offences, he was charged by his colleague Dhammavadi; he persuaded certain vinayadhara monks to give an ex parte judgment in his favour (SnA.i.195-7).

The two monks who were chiefly responsible for this judgment were later known as Hemavata and Satagira.

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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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