Nilagalla, Nīlagalla: 1 definition



Nilagalla 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)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. Nilagalla

A monastery in Ceylon, built by Udaya I. Cv.xlix.31.

2. Nilagalla or Nilagiri

A locality in the Malaya district of Ceylon, mentioned in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabahu I. Cv.lxx.14,16,20,83; lxxii.12.

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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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