Ratanaghara Cetiya: 1 definition


Ratanaghara Cetiya 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)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A shrine erected on the site of the Jewelled Hall (Ratanaghara), which was created by the gods to the north west of the Bodhi tree.

There the Buddha sat during the fourth week after the Enlightenment, revolving in his mind the Abhidhamma Pitaka. J.i.78; BuA.8, 241.

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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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