Nalamalika Theri, Nalamālika-therī: 1 definition



Nalamalika Theri 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)

[«previous next»] — Nalamalika Theri in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

An arahant. Ninety four kappas ago she was a kinnara on the banks of the Candabhaga, and, having seen the Buddha, offered him a garland of flowers.

She was queen of the devas thirty six times and queen among men in ten lives (Ap.ii.528f).

She is probably identical with Citta Theri (ThigA.33f).

context information

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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