Campakapupphiya, aka: Ti Campakapupphiya; 1 Definition(s)


Campakapupphiya 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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1. An arahant. In a previous birth, ninety one kappas ago, he saw a holy recluse under the mountain Vikata, near Himava, and offered him three campaka flowers. Ap.i.227.

2. Campakapupphiya Thera - An arahant. Thirty one kappas ago he offered seven flowers in a basket to Vessabhu Buddha. Two kappas later he became a king named Vihatabha (Ap.i.167). He is probably identical with Belatthanika (ThagA.i.205).

3. Campakapupphiya Thera - An arahant. Thirty one kappas ago, while travelling through the air, he saw a Pacceka Buddha named Sudassana, and dropped seven flowers as offering to him (Ap.i.279).

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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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