Bodhighariya: 1 definition


Bodhighariya 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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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

An Arahant. Ninety four kappas ago he built a pavilion by the Bodhi tree of Siddhattha Buddha. Sixty five kappas ago he became king in Kasika, which city was built for him by Vissakamma, ten leagues long and eight broad. His palace was called Mangala. Ap.ii.401.

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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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