Galambatittha; 1 Definition(s)
Galambatittha 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
A village in Ceylon, which contained a vihara and a thupa. King Vasabha repaired the thupa, built an uposatha house, and endowed land for the maintenance of lamps in the house (Mhv.xxxv.85). The village is probably identical with that mentioned elsewhere as Galamba titthagama (Cv.lxxv.7). In that case, it was in Rohana and was the scene of a battle in the campaign of Parakkamabahu I.
The Commentaries (E.g., SNA.i.57; VibhA.353) contain references to a group of fifty monks dwelling in Galambatittha Vihara, who took a vow never to address each other until they attained arahantship.
See s.v. Kalambatittha.Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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).
Search found 6 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:
Kadamba (कदम्ब) or Kadambapabbata is the name of a mountain situated in Majjhimadesa (Middle Co...
Kalamba.—(EI 12), an arrow; ‘five’. Note: kalamba is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossa...
Kalambatittha is the name of a vihāra that existed in the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceyl...
A vihara in Ceylon. In it once lived fifty monks who agreed on the full moon day of Asalha no...
Malvatta Oya is the modern name of Kadamba: a nadī (river) that existed in the ancient kingdom ...
Kolom Oya is another name of ‘Malvatta Oya’: the modern name of the Kadamba-nadī river, that ex...
Search found 1 books and stories containing Galambatittha. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles: