Puranama, Purānāma: 1 definition
Puranama 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
One of the four villages granted by Parakkamabahu IV. for the maintenance of the special parivena, built for Medhankara. Cv.xc.87.
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).
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Puranamahatmya, Puranamahimopavarnana, Puranamarga.
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