Manasakata, aka: Manasākata; 1 Definition(s)


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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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A brahmin village in Kosala on the banks of the Aciravati.

It was in a beautiful spot, and eminent brahmins would collect there from time to time in order to find rest and quiet and recite their mantras (DA.ii.399).

The Buddha stayed in the Mango grove to the north of the village, and, during one such stay, preached the Tevijja Sutta. D.i.235.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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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