Ayupala, Āyupāla, Āyupālā, Ayupali, Āyupālī: 1 definition


Ayupala 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

1) An arahant Theri, preceptor of Sanghamitta. Mhv.v.208; Sp.i.51.

2) Ayupala: A thera who lived in the Sankheyya Parivena near Sagala. King Milindas royal astrologer informed the Elder that the king wished to see him, and the king, having obtained his permission, visited him at the Parivena, attended by five hundred Yonakas. The king discussed with the Elder the aim of those who became monks, and Ayupala was unable to meet the kings arguments. Mil.19f.

context information

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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