Ghosasannaka: 1 definition

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Ghosasannaka 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

An arahant. Thirty one kappas ago he was a hunter, and hearing the Buddha preach was delighted by the sound of his voice (Ap.ii.451). His verses are in the Theragatha Commentary attributed to Gahavaratiriya (ThagA.i.91) and to Dhammika. Ibid., p.398.

context information

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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