Upali Gatha, Upāli-gāthā: 1 definition



Upali Gatha 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

The stanzas in which Upali Gahapati uttered the Buddhas praises when Nataputta asked him what kind of man was his new found teacher (M.i.386f). These verses are often quoted; they contain one hundred epithets as applied to the Buddha (Sp.i.257).

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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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