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.

In Buddhism

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.

context information

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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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Supaṭṭa (ಸುಪಟ್ಟ):—[noun] an office or position offered or held as an honour.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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