Bahalamassu Tissa: 1 definition



Bahalamassu Tissa 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

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.

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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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