Sangagama, Saṅgagāma, Sanga-gama: 2 definitions

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Sangagama means something in Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India. 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)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

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

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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

Source: archive.org: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963

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.

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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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