Pubbenivasa, Pubbenivāsa: 2 definitions
Pubbenivasa 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)Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
N Knowledge enabling to see past lives.
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).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
pubbenivāsa : (m.) one's former state of existence.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 6 - Realization of the Three Knowledges: Pu, Di, Ā < [Chapter 7 - The Attainment of Buddhahood]
Part 4 - Buddha (a Supremely Enlightened One) < [Chapter 2 - Rare Appearance of a Buddha]
Part 1 - Discourse on the practice of Meditation < [Chapter 20 - The Six Princes achieved different Attainments]
The Vipassana Dipani (by Mahathera Ledi Sayadaw)
Buddha Desana (by Sayadaw U Pannadipa)
Patipada (by Acariya Maha Boowa Ñanasampanno)