Patthodanadayaka; 1 Definition(s)

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Patthodanadayaka 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)

Patthodanadayaka in Theravada glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

An arahant. Ninety four kappas ago he was a forester, and one day, when wandering in the forest with his basket of rice, he saw the Buddha (Siddhattha?) and offered him the food. Ap.ii.376f.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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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