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a Buddhist who has attained nirvana

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It was brought from India by Arahat Mahinda's sister, a sapling of the original tree under which the Buddha attained enlightenment or Nirvana.
20) On arahat suicide see Analayo, Delhey ("Views", "Vakkali"), Keown ("Buddhism", "Suicide"), Kovan.
An arahat is 'a saint who has dispelled ignorance and all other fetters that bind a being to the cycle of birth and death; after death he does not take a birth again, he is freed from this bondage' (Kashyap, 'Origins and expansion', p.
But how about the noble ones who are not yet arahats and consequently have not yet abandoned all defilements?
Sri Lanka's leaders have been drawing inspiration from the philosophy of Gautma Buddha, preached by Arahat Mahinda, a disciple of Gautama Buddha, that the Earth and its vegetation do not belong to the rulers and that they are only temporary trustees who have to protect the environment for the benefit of future generations.
It is significant to note that among the Lord Gautama Buddha s 80 Maha Sravakas, Arahat Puma s mother was from Cambodia.
Uppalavanna theri even after being an Arahat, she was sexually exploited by her own cousin who fell in love with her even before she was ordained.
History reveals that the annual perahera and Mihintale Aloka Pooja had been held with appropriate pomp and pageantry down the ages from the time of Sinhala kings to pay homage to Arahat Mahinda maha Thero.
In early Buddhism, the hierarchy, in brief, is that of ordinary person, disciple in higher training, and arahat.
On the concrete railing there will be 12 female arahats, as though they are coming up to pay respect the maha Pajapati, the first bhikkhuni and female Arahat.
The advent of Buddhism in Sri Lanka in the 3rd century BCE is linked with the arrival of Prince Mahendra in Sri Lanka known as Arahat Mahinda and later of Princess Sanghamitra, who were the children of the great Indian Emperor Ashoka.
The wat teaches the precepts and practices of charity, morality, and meditation which leads to the attainment of nibbana as an arahat (an enlightened disciple of the Buddha) and Pacceka-buddha (a Fully Enlightened Buddha but without teaching ability).
stone inscription found in Bodh Gaya mentioned Kuranci bhikkhuni, former queen of King Indramitra who became an arahat.
The advent of Buddhism in Sri Lanka in the 3rd century BCE is linked with the arrival in Sri Lanka of Prince Mahendra, known as Arahat Mahinda here, and later of Princess Sanghamitra, who were the children of the great Indian Emperor Ashoka.
400-447, an Arahat nun says that, in a past rebirth, she had been a male adulterer, who had then, as a result of this karma, gone through a rebirth in a hell, then as three kinds of animals who were castrated, as a hermaphrodite human, as a troublesome co-wife and, in her current life, as a woman rejected by several husbands.