Mekhaladayika, Mekhaladāyikā: 1 definition

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Mekhaladayika 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 Theri. Ninety four kappas ago she offered her mekhala for the restoration of the thupa of Siddhattha Buddha (Ap.ii.513f). She is probably identical with Mettika Theri. ThigA.35.

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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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