Nalakutidayaka: 1 definition



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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

An arahant. Thirty one kappas ago he built a house of reeds near Bharika (Harita) in Himava, for the Pacceka Buddha Narada, thatched it with reeds and made a covered walk near by. When he was born in Tavatimsa he had a palace sixty leagues in extent (Ap.ii.440). He is probably identical with Valliya Thera (ThagA.i.247). The same verses are attributed to Nalagarika (see below).

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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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