Dhammabhandagarika, Dhammabhaṇḍāgārika, Dhammabhandāgārika, Dhamma-bhandagarika: 3 definitions


Dhammabhandagarika 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

A name given to Ananda (q.v.).

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dhammabhandagarika in Pali glossary
Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

dhammabhaṇḍāgārika : (m.) the treasurer of the Norm.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Dhammabhaṇḍāgārika refers to: treasurer of the Dh., an Ep. of Ānanda Th.1, 1048; J.I, 382, 501; II, 25; DhA.III, 250; PvA.2.

Note: dhammabhaṇḍāgārika is a Pali compound consisting of the words dhamma and bhaṇḍāgārika.

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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.

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