Pupphachattiya; 1 Definition(s)


Pupphachattiya 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)

Pupphachattiya in Theravada glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

An arahant. Ninety four kappas ago he made a parasol of lotus flowers, which he held over Siddhattha Buddha. Seventy four kappas ago he was king nine times, under the name of Jalasikha. Ap.i.264f.

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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