Asanupatthayaka: 1 definition
Asanupatthayaka 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
118 kappas ago, in a previous birth, he had provided a seat (sihasana) for the Buddha Atthadassi and had waited upon him.
107 kappas ago he was a king named Sannibbapakakhattiya (Ap.i.144).
He is probably identical with Ramaniyakutika Thera. ThagA.i.132ff.
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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