Amoraphaliya; 1 Definition(s)

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Amoraphaliya 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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An arahant. Ninety one kappas ago he gave an amora fruit to Vipassi Buddha (Ap.ii.447).

The verses ascribed to him in the Apadana are, in the Theragatha Commentary, attributed to two monks, Isidatta (ThagA.i.238) and Gotama (Ibid., i.256) (v.l. Amodaphaliya).

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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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