Mettiya, Mettiyā: 1 definition
Mettiya 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
1. Mettiya: A nun who, at the instigation of the Mettiyabhummajaka, charged Dabba Mallaputta with having violated her chastity. She was expelled from the Order for this offence.
2. Mettiya Thera: One of the six leaders of the Chabbaggiya.
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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Starts with: Mettiyabhummajaka.
Search found 7 books and stories containing Mettiya, Mettiyā; (plurals include: Mettiyas, Mettiyās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
Verdict by memory < [14. Settlements (Samatha)]
The story of a eunuch < [1. Going forth (Pabbajjā)]
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
Cullavagga, Khandaka 4, Chapter 4 < [Khandaka 4 - The Settlement of Disputes among the Fraternity]
Cullavagga, Khandaka 5, Chapter 20 < [Khandaka 5 - On the Daily Life of the Bhikkhus]
Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
Vinaya Pitaka (4): Parivara (by I. B. Horner)
Monks’ Analysis: on the Laying-Down-Where (Saṅghādisesa) < [1.1. Monks’ Analysis: on the Laying-Down-Where]
As To Graduation (1. Units) < [7. As To Graduation]
Monks’ Analysis: on the Laying-Down-Where (Pācittiya) < [1.1. Monks’ Analysis: on the Laying-Down-Where]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Biography (39): Sāgata Mahāthera < [Chapter 43 - Forty-one Arahat-Mahatheras and their Respective Etadagga titles]
Biography (25): Dabba Mahāthera < [Chapter 43 - Forty-one Arahat-Mahatheras and their Respective Etadagga titles]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)