Salavana Vihara, Sālavāna-vihāra: 1 definition



Salavana 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)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. Salavana vihara. One of the eighteen viharas built by King Dhatusena. Cv.xxxviii.49.

2. Salavana vihara. A monastery built by Aggabodhi, son of Mahatissa and Sanghasiva. Cv.xlv.45.

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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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