Supatta: 2 definitions
Supatta 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
1. Supatta. The Bodhisatta born as a crow; see the Supatta Jataka.
2. Supatta. A king of the vultures and son of the Bodhisatta. See the Gijjha Jataka (No. 427).
3. Supatta. One of the five horses of King Kappina. Only the king rode Supatta, while messengers were allowed to ride the others. DhA.ii.117.
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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Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Supaṭṭa (ಸುಪಟ್ಟ):—[noun] an office or position offered or held as an honour.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with: Amshupatta.
Search found 4 books and stories containing Supatta, Supaṭṭa; (plurals include: Supattas, Supaṭṭas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 292: Supatta-jātaka < [Book III - Tika-Nipāta]
Jataka 427: Gijjha-jātaka < [Volume 3]
The Life of Sariputta (by Nyanaponika Thera)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Biography (38): Mahā Kappina Mahāthera < [Chapter 43 - Forty-one Arahat-Mahatheras and their Respective Etadagga titles]
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)