Dhatusenapabbata-vihara, Dhātūsenapabbata-vihāra: 1 definition


Dhatusenapabbata-vihara 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.

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Source: archive.org: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963

Dhātūsenapabbata-vihāra is the name of a locality that existed in the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—Mahāsena (275-301) built Dhātūsenapabbata-vihāra in Pacchimadesa. Dhātusena (455-473) built Dhātusenapabbata-vihāra (there is a difference in spelling) in Pāsāṇasinnadesa, a district also in Pacchimadesa.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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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