Seyyasaka; 1 Definition(s)

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Seyyasaka 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.

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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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A monk of Savatthi who was found guilty of various Vinaya offences, and was therefore subjected to the Nissayakamma. Udayi (Laludayi) was his friend and his evil genius. Vin.iii.110f

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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