Cetirattha, aka: Ceti-rattha, Cetiraṭṭha; 1 Definition(s)

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Cetirattha means something in 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.

India history and geogprahy

Cetiraṭṭha (चेतिरट्ठ) was an ancient district near Cedi: one of the sixteen Mahājanapadas of the 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).—Cetiraṭṭha was an important centre of Buddhism. In the Aṅguttara Nikāya we find that Mahācuṇḍa while dwelling in the town of Sahajāti among the Cedis delivered many discourses. The same Nikāya also tells us that Anuruddha while dwelling among the Cedis in the Deer Park of Pācīnavaṃsa won Arahatship.

Source: Ancient Buddhist Texts: Geography of Early Buddhism
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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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