Pacinatissapabbata, Pācīnatissapabbata, Pacinatissa-pabbata: 1 definition


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Source: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963

Pācīnatissapabbata is the name of a vihāra built by Jeṭṭhatissa I (263-275) and was situated in the eastern area of Anurādhapura.—See Pācīnatissapabbata-vihāra. Moggallāna III (614-619) advanced on Anurādhapura from the south and reached Rahera: battle was joined at Pācīnatissapabbata, just outside and to east of the City. Also see the Kolambahālaka-vihāra.

Pācīnatissapabbata-vihāra, on the east side of Anurādhapura and below the northern curve of the bund of Nuvaravāva, was the scene of two battles, in each case the nearest point to the Capital reached by rebel forces. Close to Pācīnatissapabbata and to eastward of it was the Merumajjara forest.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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