Rupadevi, Rūpadevī: 1 definition


Rupadevi 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)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A pious woman of Devaputta.

Because of alms given in the time of Vipassi Buddha, she got food whenever she desired.

One day Maha Sangharakkhita, who visited her house, revealed to her the reason for this and she became a sotapanna. Ras.i.24f

context information

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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