Punabbasu; 1 Definition(s)


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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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1. Punabbasu. A young Yakkha (S.i.210). He became a sotapanna (SA.i.239). See Punabbasumata.

2. Punabbasu. One of the Chabbaggiya. His followers were called Panabbasuka, and, together with the followers of Assaji, they were called Assaji Punabbasuka (q.v.).

Punabbasu Sutta. Records an incident relating to Punabbasumata. (q.v.). S.i.210.

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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