Mutthipupphiya: 1 definition



Mutthipupphiya 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. In the time of Padumuttara Buddha he was a garland maker, named Sudassana, and offered the Buddha a handful of jasmine flowers. Thirty six kappas ago he became king sixteen times under the name of Devuttara (Ap.i.142).

He is evidently identical with Anjanavaniya. ThagA.i.128.

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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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