Mandalagiri Vihara, aka: Mandalagiri-vihāra; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Mandalagiri Vihara 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Mandalagiri Vihara in Theravada glossary... « previous · [M] · next »

A monastery in Ceylon, built by Kanitthatissa (Mhv.xxxvi.17). The ruler of the province of Malaya in the time of Aggabodhi IV. built a relic house for the cetiya there (Cv.xlvi.29), while Sena II. gave to it several maintenance villages (Cv.Ii.75) and Vijayabahu I. restored it (Cv.lx.58). It was while living there that Gajabahu made his peace with Parakkamabahu I. and set up an inscription to that effect in the vihara (Cv.lxxi.3; for its identification see Cv.Trs.i.100, n. 3.). v.l. Mandalagirika, Mandaligiri.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
context information

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).

Discover the meaning of mandalagiri vihara in the context of Theravada from relevant books on Exotic India

Relevant definitions

Search found 1090 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Vihara
Vihāra (विहार).—m. (Pali id.), in BHS chiefly in two mgs., both seemingly based on the meaning ...
Brahmavihara
Brahmavihāra (ब्रह्मविहार).—m. (= Pali id.; compare vihāra), brahmic (supreme, highest religiou...
Rajavihara
Rājavihāra (राजविहार).—m. (-raḥ) A royal convent.
Dakkhina-vihara
Dakkhiṇa-vihāra is the name of a building founded during the reign of Vaṭṭagāmaṇi Abhaya (B.C. ...
Tiputthulla-vihara
Tiputthulla-vihāra is the name of a building built by Dāṭhopatissa II (659-667) and forms part ...
Jetavanavihara
1) Jetavanavihāra (जेतवनविहार) is the name of a temple (vihāra) situated in Majjhimadesa (Middl...
Pacinatissapabbata-vihara
Pācīnatissapabbata-vihāra is the name of a building built by Jeṭṭhatissa I (263-275) and was si...
Pabbata-vihara
Pabbata-vihāra is the name of a building built by Moggallāna I (491-508) and was situated in an...
Puttabhaga-vihara
Puttabhāga-vihāra is the name of a building at Mahāvihāra in Anurādhapura. The Puttabhāga-vihār...
Culagallaka-vihara
Cūlagallaka-vihāra or simply Cūlagallaka is the name of a vihāra that existed in the ancient ki...
Meghagirivihara
Meghagiri-vihāra is the name of a building that was situated in the southern area of Anurādhapu...
Tissamahavihara
Tissamahāvihāra (तिस्समहाविहार) or simply Tissamahā is the name of a temple (vihāra) as recorde...
Viharayatra
Vihāra-yātrā.—(CII 1), a pleasure-tour. Note: vihāra-yātrā is defined in the “Indian epigraphic...
Dakapasana-vihara
Dakapāsāṇa-vihāra is the name of a locality that existed in the ancient kingdom of Anurādh...
Vihara Sutta
Vihāra, (fr. viharati) 1. (as m. & adj.) spending one’s time (sojourning or walking about), sta...

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: