Aggideva: 1 definition


Aggideva 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)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. Aggideva - Fifth son of Devagabbha and Upasagara (J.iv.81f.; PvA.93 and 111), and one of the ten brothers who were famed as the Andhavenhudasaputta.

2. Aggideva - See Aggibhagava.

3. Aggideva - A Cakka vatti who lived eleven kalpas ago; a previous birth of Papanivariya Thera. Ap.i.213.

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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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