Ratanavali Cetiya: 1 definition


Ratanavali 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)

[«previous next»] — Ratanavali Cetiya in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. Ratanavali cetiya. Another name for the Maha Thupa (q.v.).

2. Ratanavali cetiya. A thupa in Pulatthipura. It was probably built by Parakkamabahu I. and restored and crowned with a golden finial by Kittinissanka. Cv.lxxx.20; also Cv.Trs.ii.128, n.1; 107, n.3.

3. Ratanavali cetiya. A thupa erected in Khiragama by Parakkamabahu I. on the site of his mothers pyre. Cv.lxxix.71; Cv.Trs.ii.122, n.7.

context information

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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