Sanghupatthaka, Saṅghupaṭṭhaka: 1 definition
Sanghupatthaka 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)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
An arahant. He was a servant in the monastery of Vessabhu Buddha and waited on the Sangha with great devotion. Seven kappas ago he was king seven times, under the name of Samotthata. Ap.i.191.
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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