Dussa Thupa, Dussa-thūpa: 1 definition


Dussa Thupa 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 thupa built in the Brahma world by Ghatikara, enshrining the garments worn by the Buddha at the time of his Renunciation.

It was built of gems and was twelve yojanas high (Dathavamsa, vs.35).

Among the wonders performed by Bhaddaji one was to carry it on his outstretched palm and show it to the multitude. Mhv.xxxi.11; MT.562.

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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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