Upassayadayaka Vimana, Upassayadāyaka-vimāna: 1 definition


Upassayadayaka Vimana 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 abode of a pious man who was born in Tavatimsa as a result of having given a nights shelter to a holy monk. The vimana was of gold and was twelve yojanas in height. Vv.64; VvA.291f.

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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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