Yonaka Dhammarakkhita: 1 definition


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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. Yonaka Dhammarakkhita Thera. He was sent to Aparantaka at the conclusion of Moggaliputtapissas Council (Mhv.xii.4). There he preached the Aggikkhandhopama Sutta and converted thirty seven thousand beings. Mhv.xii.34f.; Dpv.viii.7; Sp.i.67.

2. Yonaka Dhammarakkhita. Teacher of Punabbasukutumbikaputta Tissa (q.v.).

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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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