Sankhatthali, Sankhanayakatthali, Sankhanathatthali, Saṅkhatthalī, Saṅkhanāyakatthalī, Saṅkhanāthatthalī: 1 definition

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Sankhatthali 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

An important place in the Dakkhinadesa of Ceylon, where Kittisirimegha had his capital. It was near Badalatthali, and is mentioned several times in the account of the campaigns of Parakkamabahu I. Cv.lxiii.43; lxiv.22; lxvi.9; lxvii.78, 82; also Cv.Trs.i.241, n.2.

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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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