Punabbasumitta: 1 definition



Punabbasumitta 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

1. Punabbasumitta. A rich merchant in the time of Vipassi Buddha. He built a monastery, one yojana in extent, on the site of Jetavana, the ground of which he bought by covering the whole with golden bricks. J.i.94; Bu.xx.30; DA.ii.424.

2. Punabbasumitta. Son of Sumedha Buddha. BuA.163; the Bu. (xii.20) calls him Sumitta.

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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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