Pilakkhaphaladayaka: 1 definition



Pilakkhaphaladayaka 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

An arahant. Eighteen kappas ago he met the Buddha Atthadassi and gave him a pilakkha fruit (Ap.i.296, repeated at Ap.ii.410).

His Apadana verses are, in the Theragatha Commentary, attributed both to Dhammapala (ThagA.i.326) and to Passika (ThagA.i.355).

There may have been two of the same name.

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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