Dundubhissara; 1 Definition(s)
Dundubhissara 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)
-An arahant. After the Third Council he accompanied the Thera Majjhima to the region at the foot of the Himalaya (Sp.i.68; MT.317; Mbv.115). In the Dipavamsa (viii.10) he is called Durabhisara.(Source): Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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The Mahavamsa (by Wilhelm Geiger)