Aggivaddhamanaka, Aggivaḍḍhamānaka: 2 definitions

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Aggivaddhamanaka means something in Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India. 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)

[«previous next»] — Aggivaddhamanaka in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A tank made by King Vasabha of Ceylon (Abhi). Mhv.xxxv.95.

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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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India history and geography

[«previous next»] — Aggivaddhamanaka in India history glossary
Source: archive.org: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963

Aggivaḍḍhamānaka is the name of an ancient locality that existed since the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—Aggivaḍḍhamānaka tank, also called Abhivaḍḍhamānaka, Akvaḍunnā and Abivaḍunna, was built by Vasabha (67-111). In the Habarana inscription of the 3rd century, Agivaḍamana tank, present Hirivaḍunna tank, 1 mile from Habarana, is mentioned: it was donated to Sila Ceta on Abatala at Cetagiri (Mihintale).

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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