Capa Theri, aka: Cāpā-therī; 1 Definition(s)

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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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A trappers daughter in Vankahara who became the wife of the Ajivaka Upaka and bore him a son, Subhadda.

When Upaka, unable to bear his wifes taunts, renounced the world and joined the Order, she followed him to Savatthi, and there, having become a nun, attained arahantship. Thig.291-311; ThigA.220ff; SNA.i.259f.

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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