Tissarakkha, Tissarakkhā: 1 definition
Tissarakkha 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
The second queen of Asoka; he married her four years before his death. She was very jealous of the attention paid by Asoka to the Bodhi tree, and caused it to be killed by means of poisonous thorns (Mhv.xx.3ff).
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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