Sakuludayi, Sakuludāyī: 1 definition


Sakuludayi 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

A famous Paribbajaka. The Maha Sakuladayi and the Culla Sakuladayi Suttas record two conversations between him and the Buddha in the Paribbajakarama at Moranivapa in Rajagaha.

He is also said to have been present when the Buddha visited the Paribbajakarama on the Sappini River and talked to the Paribbajakas there (A.ii.29,176). In these contexts he is said to have been in the company of Annabhara (Anugara) and Varadhara, evidently themselves eminent Paribbajakas.

Sakuladayis teacher was Vekhanassa. MA.ii.716.

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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