Sataramsika; 1 Definition(s)

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Sataramsika 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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An arahant. In the past he saw Padumuttara Buddha and worshipped him. In this life he joined the Order at the age of seven, and rays constantly issued from his body. Sixty thousand kappas ago he was king four times under the name of Roma. Ap.i.104f.

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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