Uruvelamandala: 1 definition

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Uruvelamandala 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

A district in Rohana, in South Ceylon, where the ministers Bhuta, Rakkha and Kitti obtained a decisive victory over their enemies. This battle enabled them to get possession of the Buddhas Bowl and the Tooth Relic (Cv.lxxiv.125-6). Geiger thinks that the place was near the modern Monaragala (Cv.Trs.ii.33, n.1).

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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