Codanavatthu, Codanāvatthu: 1 definition

Introduction

Codanavatthu 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

A valley (?) near Rajagaha, visited by the Buddha in the course of his wanderings.

Here he laid down a rule, allowing monks to recite the patimokkha under a learned monk if the leader of their own company should be inefficient. Vin.i.116f.

context information

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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