Rajata Rajatalena Vihara, Rajata Rajatalena Rajatamaya Vihara, Rajata-rajatalena-vihāra: 1 definition


Rajata Rajatalena 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)

[«previous next»] — Rajata Rajatalena Vihara in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A monastery in Ceylon, built by Ananda gamani Abhaya (Mhv.xxxv.4; but see Cv.c.238, where Dutthagamani is stated to have built it). It was in Ambatthakolalena, where silver was discovered for use in the construction of the Maha Thupa (Mhv. Trs.188, n.1). Kittisirirajasiha (Cv.xcix.41) visited the vihara and paid it great honour and gave it to a samanera called Siddhattha (Cv.c.238). The vihara is now called Ridi vihara and is near the modern Kurunegala.

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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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