Ambilahara Vihara, Ambilahāra-vihāra: 1 definition

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Ambilahara Vihara 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)

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

A monastery in Ceylon.

On one occasion the Thera Tipitaka Culla Naga preached there the Maha Salayatanika Sutta.

The audience of men was one gavuta in extent, and that of gods a league.

At the end of the sermon a thousand monks became arahants. MA.ii.1025.

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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