Uposathagara, Uposathagāra, Uposathāgāra: 3 definitions
Uposathagara 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
A building connected with the Thuparama. It was built by Bhatikabhaya and enlarged by Ananda gamani Abhayi. Mhv.xxxiv.39; xxxv.3; MT.629, 639.
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).
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Uposatha-agāra.—(EI 23), ‘the uposatha hall’. See poṣadha, pauṣadha Note: uposatha-agāra is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
uposathagāra : (nt.) a chapter house.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
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Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
Buddhist Monastic Discipline (by Jotiya Dhirasekera)
The Mahavamsa (by Wilhelm Geiger)