Isidasa, Isidāsa: 1 definition


Isidasa 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)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A thera. He had a brother, also a monk, named Isibhatta. Having spent the rainy season in Savatthi, they went to take up their abode in a certain village. The people there gave them food and robes, but they refused to accept their share of these, because, according to the rule, the robes are the property of the Sangha until the Kathina ceremony has been performed. The story is mentioned in connection with accepting robes elsewhere than in the spot where the rainy season has been spent. Vin.i.299.

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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