Pubbajira: 1 definition

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Pubbajira 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

(v.l. Pubbavicira). A village of the Vajjians which was the constant dwelling place of Channa. The people there were blamed for his suicide (M.iii.260). The village seems to have been also called Pubbavijjhana. S.iv.59.

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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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