Bhesakala, Bhesakalā, Bhesakaḷā: 2 definitions
Bhesakala means something in Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India. 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
A Yakkhini. See Bhesakalavana.
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).
India history and geogprahySource: Ancient Buddhist Texts: Geography of Early Buddhism
Bhesakaḷā (भेसकऌआ) or Bhesakaḷāvana is the name of a forest situated in Majjhimadesa (Middle Country) of ancient India, as recorded in the Pāli Buddhist texts (detailing the geography of ancient India as it was known in to Early Buddhism).—Once the Buddha stayed at Bhesakaḷāvana Migadāya in the Suṃsumāragiri of the Bhaggas.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Starts with: Bhesakalavana.
Search found 6 books and stories containing Bhesakala, Bhesakalā, Bhesakaḷā; (plurals include: Bhesakalas, Bhesakalās, Bhesakaḷās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 1 - Introduction (Buddha’s stay at Susumaragira) < [Chapter 26 - The Buddha’s Eighth Vassa at the Town of Susumaragira]
Biography (10): Nakulapitu, the Householder < [Chapter 45a - The Life Stories of Male Lay Disciples]
Part 3 - An Account of The Lay Devotee Brahmin Pancagga Dayaka < [Chapter 26 - The Buddha’s Eighth Vassa at the Town of Susumaragira]
Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
The Buddha and His Teachings (by Narada Thera)
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)