Thitanjaliya, Thitañjaliya: 1 definition


Thitanjaliya 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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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

An arahant thera. In the time of Tissa Buddha he was a hunter, and, having seen the Buddha, worshipped him. The hunter was almost immediately afterwards killed by lightning, and at the moment of death clasped his hands once more in honour of the Buddha.

Fifty four kappas ago he was a king named Migaketu. Ap.i.123.

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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