Nataputta, aka: Nathaputta, Mahavira Jain, Nāṭaputta, Nāthaputta; 1 Definition(s)
Nataputta 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)
1. The founder of Jain religion, i.e. Jainism.
2. See Nigantha Nataputta.Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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Search found 9 books and stories containing Nataputta, Nathaputta, Mahavira Jain, Nāṭaputta or Nāthaputta. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Buddha and His Disciples (by Venerable S. Dhammika)
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 246: Telovāda-jātaka < [Book II - Dukanipāta]
Jataka 339: Bāveru-jātaka < [Volume 3]
Jataka 528: Mahābodhi-jātaka < [Volume 5]
Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
Part I - Gahapati Vagga < [(b) Majjihma Pannasa Pali]
(d) Salayatana Vagga Samyutta Pali < [Chapter VI - Samyutta Nikaya]
(c) Pathika Vagga Pali < [Chapter IV - Suttanta Pitaka]
The Gospel of Buddha (by Paul Carus)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 2 - Notes on the Buddha’s omniscience (sarvajñatā) < [Chapter I - Explanation of Arguments]
The Dawn of the Dhamma (by Sucitto Bhikkhu)