Anurarama, aka: Anurārāma; 1 Definition(s)


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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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A monastery to the north of Mahagama in South Ceylon, built by King Vasabha, who also bestowed on it one thousand karisa of land in the village of Heligama (Mhv.xxxv.83; MT.652).

In Voharatissas time the Thera Mahatissa lived there (Mhv.xxxvi.30). King Vasabha also built an uposatha hall for the vihara (Mhv.xxxvi.37).

See also Mahadevarattakurava.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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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