Gavuta, Gāvuta: 2 definitions
Gavuta 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.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
gāvuta : (nt.) a league; a measure little less than two miles.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Gāvuta, (nt.) (cp. Vedic gavyūti pasture land, district) a linear measure, a quarter of a yojana=80 usabhas, a little less than two miles, a league J.I, 57, 59; II, 209; Vism.118; DhA.I, 396. (Page 250)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
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Full-text (+24): Tigavuta, Gavutika, Addhagavuta, Ambilahara Vihara, Kusinara, Tiyaggala, Suluvadenige, Atubadalena, Isipatana, Isipatanavihara, Pacchimarama, Purvarama, Corabhaya, Dakshinarama, Kusinaravihara, Atubadalenavihara, Kapila, Kapilavastu, Kapilavastuvihara, Coranaga.
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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
The Four Avijahitaṭṭhāna (Four Sacred Places) < [Chapter 25 - The Buddha’s Seventh Vassa]
Chapter 8 - Eighteen Abhabbaṭṭhānas < [Volume 1.2]
Part 1 - Founding of Vesali < [Chapter 22 - Founding of Vesali]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
Establishing Many Monasteries < [Part 3 - Discourse on proximate preface (santike-nidāna)]
Birth of Prince Siddhartha, the Future Gotama Buddha < [Part 2 - Discourse on the non-remote preface (avidūre-nidāna)]
Opulence; Encounter with Sorrows; Birth of Son Rahula < [Part 2 - Discourse on the non-remote preface (avidūre-nidāna)]
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
The Catusacca Dipani (by Mahathera Ledi Sayadaw)
How Beings Have To Wander In The Round Of Rebirths < [Part I - The Manual Of The Four Noble Truths]
The Buddha and His Teachings (by Narada Thera)