Valikarama, aka: Vālikārāma; 1 Definition(s)


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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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A monastery in Vesali, where the question of the Ten Points raised by the Vajjiputta monks (q.v.) was settled (Vin.ii.306; Mhv.iv. 50, 63; according to Dpv.v.29 this was done in the Kutagarasala). It was also the dwelling place of Upali, Dasakas teacher (Mhv.v.107). v.l. Valukarama.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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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