Yagudayaka: 1 definition



Yagudayaka 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. Thirty thousand kappas ago, while on his way home laden with gifts, he found the river impassable and took his evening meal at a monastery. There he was pleased with the demeanour of the monks and gave them a meal of gruel with five savouries (? pancanna yagu). After death, he was born in Tavatimsa, and was king of gods thirty three times and king of men thirty times. Ap.ii.375f.

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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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