Vasabhagami, Vāsabhagāmī, Vasabhagamika, Vāsabhagāmika: 1 definition

Introduction

Vasabhagami 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

A Thera, pupil of Anuruddha Thera.

He was one of the four Pacinaka monks appointed to the committee (ubbahika) which considered the Ten Points raised by the Vajjiputtaka.

His fellow pupil was Sumana, and they had both seen the Buddha. Vin.ii.305; Dpv.iv.51; v. 22, 24; Sp.i.35; Mhv.iv.48, 58.

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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