Ambasamanera, Ambasāmanera: 1 definition


Ambasamanera 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

Name of Silakala. When he was a novice in the Order, at Bodhimanda Vihara, he fulfilled his duties to the community with zeal and skill. Once he presented a mango fruit to the Sangha, and the monks, being pleased, gave him this name. Cv.xxxix.48ff.

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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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