Bahalamassu Tissa: 1 definition
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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
He was a pupil of Mahatissa,, and when the latter was expelled by the Maha vihara monks for misdemeanour, Bahalamassu Tissa left the Maha vihara in anger and, dwelling in Abhayagiri, formed there a separate faction. Mhv.xxxiii.96.
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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