Pulinuppadaka: 1 definition
Pulinuppadaka 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: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
An arahant. One hundred thousand kappas ago he was an ascetic named Devala with eighty thousand followers. He erected a thupa of sand and honoured it in the name of the Buddha (Ap.ii.426 ff). He is probably identical with Sirima Thera. ThagA.i.280f.
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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