Sirivijayarajasiha, Sirivijayarājasīha: 1 definition


Sirivijayarajasiha 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)

[«previous next»] — Sirivijayarajasiha in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

King of Ceylon (1739-47 A.C.). He was Narinda sihas brother in law and succeeded him. His wives came from Madhura and be reigned in Sirivaddhanapura. He had great regard for Saranankara Samanera (q.v.), and invited him to write a commentary on the Catu Bhanavara. He held a great festival in honour of the Tooth Relic, erected images in Alokalena, and with the help of the Olanda (Dutch), he sent an embassy to Siam (Saminda) to fetch monks from Ayojjha, but died before they arrived. Cv.xcviii.2ff.

context information

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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