Devaputta, Deva-putta: 3 definitions
Devaputta 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
A city in India, fifteen leagues from Pataliputta. In it was the Sihakumbha Vihara.
It was the birthplace of Rupadevi and Kancanadevi.
At one time the Buddhas Bowl Relic was there and celebrations were held in its honour.
The king of Devaputta, in the time of Asoka, was also called Devaputta. Ras.i.25, 34, 80.
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
devaputta : (m.) son of a god.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Devaputta refers to: “son of a god, ” a demi-god, a ministering god (cp. f. deva-dhītā), usually of Yakkhas, but also applied to the 4 archangels having charge of the higher world of the Yāmā devā (viz. Suyāma devaputta); the Tusitā d. (Santusita d.); the Nimmānaratī d. (Sunimmita d.); & the Paranimmitavasavattī d. (Vasavattī d.) D.I, 217 sq.; cp. J.I, 48.—D.II, 12, 14; S.I, 46 sq.; 216 sq.; IV, 280; A.I, 278; It.76; J.I, 59 (jarā-jajjara); IV, 100 (Dhamma d.); VI, 239 (Java d.); PvA.6, 9, 55, 92, 113 (Yakkho ti devaputto); Miln.23;
Note: devaputta is a Pali compound consisting of the words deva and putta.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with: Ganadevaputta.
Full-text (+68): Vasavatti Sutta, Malabhari, Maharatha Vimanavatthu, Cularatha, Nanatitthiya Vagga, Devaputramara, Anekavannavimana, Subrahma Sutta, Candamukhi, Vendu, Candimasa Sutta, Jantu Sutta, Javana, Nandana, Sunimmita, Nanatitthiya Sutta, Hatthaka Sutta, Maghavant, Manduka, Meghavanna.
Search found 14 books and stories containing Devaputta, Deva-putta; (plurals include: Devaputtas, puttas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Buddha attributes (7): Satthādevamanūssānaṃ < [Chapter 42 - The Dhamma Ratanā]
Part 6 - Realization of the Three Knowledges: Pu, Di, Ā < [Chapter 7 - The Attainment of Buddhahood]
The Story of Maṇḍūka Devaputta < [Chapter 42 - The Dhamma Ratanā]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 4 - The story of Sudatta’s bodhi < [Chapter LII - Elimination of the Triple Poison]
The Doctrine of Paticcasamuppada (by U Than Daing)
The Gospel of Buddha (by Paul Carus)
The Book of Protection (by Piyadassi Thera)
The Life of Sariputta (by Nyanaponika Thera)