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Gavuta, aka: Gāvuta; 2 Definition(s)


Gavuta means something in Buddhism, Pali. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

In Buddhism


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)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

gāvuta : (nt.) a league; a measure little less than two miles.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

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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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