Buddhupatthayaka: 1 definition
Buddhupatthayaka 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
An arahant. Thirty one kappas ago he was named Vetambari and his father dedicated him to the service of the Buddha (? Sikhi). Twenty three kappas ago he became king four times under the name of Samanupatthaka. Ap.i.242.
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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