Supparaka, Suppāraka: 1 definition
Supparaka 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
Supparaka or Suppara. A seaport in India. It was in the Sunaparanta country and was the birthplace of Punna. There was regular trade between Bharukaccha, Supparaka and Suvannabhumi (See, e.g., Ap.ii.476 (vs.13f.); AA.i.156). Ubbari was once born in Supparaka as a horse dealers daughter (DhA.iv.50). It was also the residence of Bahiya Daruciriya. Supparaka (Skt. Surparaka) is identified with the modern Sopara in the Thana district, to the north of Bombay. Imperial Gazetteer of India sv., but see Sunaparanta. Supparaka. The Bodhisatta born as a master mariner (niyyamakajettha) of Bharukaccha. See the Supparaka Jataka.
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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Starts with: Supparaka Jataka.
Full-text (+2): Suppara, Khuramala, Valabhamukha, Dadhimala, Nalamālī, Nalamala, Supparaka Jataka, Bharu, Kusamali, Aggimala, Suparaga, Gharani, Soparaka, Khuramali, Seriyaputa, Naggadipa, Vijaya, Tambapanni, Sunaparanta, Savatthi.
Search found 8 books and stories containing Supparaka, Suppāraka; (plurals include: Supparakas, Suppārakas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
The Story of Suppāraka in brief < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Biography (27): Bāhiya Dārucīriya Mahāthera < [Chapter 43 - Forty-one Arahat-Mahatheras and their Respective Etadagga titles]
(7) Seventh Pāramī: The Perfection of Truthfulness (sacca-pāramī) < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 8 - Trade network of the Vārāṇasī region < [Chapter VI - Vārāṇasī: Emergence of the Urban Centre and Seat of Administration]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 1 - Teaching the Rādhasutta at mount Makula < [Chapter X - The Qualities of the Bodhisattvas]
Mahavamsa (by Wilhelm Geiger)
Dipavamsa (study) (by Sibani Barman)