Mahapajapati; 1 Definition(s)
Mahapajapati 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.
General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Buddhist Door: Glossary
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Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
(c) Admission Of Bhikkhunis Into The Order < [Chapter I - What Is Vinaya Pitaka?]
Book 4 - Culavagga Pali < [Chapter II - Vinaya Pitaka]
Part IV - Vibhahga Vagga < [(c) Uparipannasa Pali]
Banner of the Arahants (by Bhikkhu Khantipalo)
The Dawn of the Dhamma (by Sucitto Bhikkhu)