Antarasobbha: 1 definition


Antarasobbha 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

A locality in Ceylon. It was here that Dutthagamani subdued the Damila chief Mahakottha (Mhv.xxv.11).

Later, King Manavamma built the Devavihara at Antarasobbha (Cv.lviii.4).

The Majjhima Nikaya Commentary (ii.1024) mentions that Mallyadeva preached the Mahasalayatanika Sutta here, and that on that occasion sixty monks became arahants.

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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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