Thambaropaka; 1 Definition(s)


Thambaropaka 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)

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An arahant.

In the past he set up a flagstaff over the cetiya of Dhammadasi Buddha and, climbing to the top of it, decked it with jasmine flowers. Ninety four kappas ago he became king sixteen times, under the name of Thupasikha (Ap.i.171).

He is probably identical with Paripunnaka Thera. ThagA.i.190.

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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