Papatapabbata, Papātapabbata: 1 definition



Papatapabbata 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

A mountain in Avanti, near Kuraraghara.

It was a favourite spot of Maha Kaccana, and we are told of several discussions having taken place there (E.g., S.iii.9ff.; S.iv.115f.; A.v.46f). Maha Kaccanas attendant was, at that time, Sona Kutikanna, yet a layman. He later became a monk, and the ten monks necessary for his ordination were found with great difficulty. Vin.i.194f.; Ud.v.6; DhA.iv.101f.

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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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