Sunidha: 1 definition


Sunidha 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)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A minister of Magadha, who, with Vassakara, was in charge of the fortifications of Pataligama, built in order to repel the Vajjis. These two are always mentioned together.

They invited the Buddha to a meal, and, after his departure, named the gate by which he had left the city Gotamadvara, and the ford by which he crossed the Ganges, Gotamatittha. Vin.i.228f; D.ii.86f.; Ud.viii.6.

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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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