Samantapasadika, aka: Samantapāsādika, Samantapāsādikā; 2 Definition(s)
Samantapasadika 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
1. A Commentary on the Vinaya Pitaka written by Buddhaghosa Thera (Gv.59). It was written at the request of Buddhasiri and was based on the Mahapaccariya and the Kurundi Atthakatha. See also Saratthadipani. Sp.i.2.; the reason for the name is given at Sp.i.201.
2. Thirty three kappas ago there were thirteen kings of this name, previous births of Tipupphiya Thera. Ap.i.136.
3. Seventy eight kappas ago there were sixteen kings of this name, previous births of Hatthidayaka Thera. Ap.i.208.
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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).
Languages of India and abroad
samantapāsādika : (adj.) all-pleasing.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
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