Sattarasavaggiya, Sattarasavaggiyā: 1 definition
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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
A group of monks in the Buddhas time, who seem to have incurred the enmity of the Chabbaggiyas. The latter turned them out of a vihara as soon as they had prepared it, and were violent towards them. Vin.ii.166; cf, DhA.iii.48f.
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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