Ekadussadayaka: 1 definition



Ekadussadayaka 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)

[«previous next»] — Ekadussadayaka in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

An arahant. In the time of Padumuttara Buddha be was a grass cutter of Hamsavati and gave to the Buddha his only upper garment. As a result he reigned in heaven thirty six times and was king of men thirty three times.

He had the power of obtaining garments at will wherever he happened to be. Ap.ii.379f.

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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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