Sangagama, aka: Saṅgagāma, Sanga-gama; 2 Definition(s)


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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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A village in Ceylon, near the Kalavapi. Cv.xlviii.91.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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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India history and geogprahy

Saṅgagāma is the name of an ancient village that existed near the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—In the reign of Mahinda II (777-797) a revel prince advanced from Kalāvāva to Saṅgagāma on the route to Anurādhapura.

Source: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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