Ariyamuni: 1 definition


Ariyamuni 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

One of the monks who were sent to Ceylon by the King of Ayojjha, at the request of Kittisirirajasiha, to re establish the upasampada Ordination in Ceylon.

He is mentioned as second in order to Upali, the leader of the delegation of Siamese monks. Cv.c.95; also Cv.trans.ii.282, n.2.

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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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