Lomasa Vangisa, aka: Lomasa-vangīsa; 2 Definition(s)

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Lomasa Vangisa 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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The Samyutta Nikaya mentions an interview between an Elder of this name and the Sakyan Mahanama. Mahanama asks the Elder if the learners way of life is identical with that of the Tathagata. Vangisa answers that it is not so; learners only abandon the five hindrances; arahants have completely destroyed them from the root.

The interview took place in the Nigrodharama at Kapilavatthu.

The name Lomasavangisa is, probably, a wrong or variant reading for Lomasakangiya (q.v.). S.v.327f.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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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