Nimittavyakaraniya: 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. Ninety two kappas ago he was an ascetic in Himava, at the head of fifty four thousand pupils. Having seen the miracles preceding the birth of a Buddha (Tissa?), he was glad at heart and told of it to others (Ap.ii.411f). He is probably identical with Varana Thera. ThagA.i.353f.

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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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