Arahanta: 3 definitions
Arahanta 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: Pali Proper Names
A Talaing monk, the preceptor and advisor of Anuruddha. King of Burma. He made far reaching reforms in the Burmese Sangha of his day (Bode, op. cit., 12-13).Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
M (Worthy one). A being who has eliminated the entirety of mental impurities (kilesas) and who, in consequence, is free from all attachment and from all forms of suffering.
Such a being has no reason to take rebirth into one of the thirty two spheres of sansara will experience parinibbana at the end of his present existence.
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
arahanta : (m.) one who has attained the Summum Bonum.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with: Garahanta.
Search found 7 books and stories containing Arahanta; (plurals include: Arahantas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Buddha Desana (by Sayadaw U Pannadipa)
Chapter 7 - Relevant Principles Of Man < [Part I - The Buddha Desana]
Chapter 5 - Yasa The Second Convert Into The Order < [Part IV - The Sangha]
What Kamma is (by Sayadaw U Thittila)
Dhamma Discussion at Wat Wangtagu (by Sujin Boriharnwanaket)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Birth, Age, Illness and Death (by Sujin Boriharnwanaket)
Samatha Sutta (by Sujin Boriharnwanaket)