Vyagghapajja; 1 Definition(s)
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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
The name given to the city of the Koliyans (q.v.), because it was built on a tigers track.
The Koliyans themselves thus came to be called Vyagghapajja. AA.ii.558, 778; SNA.i.356; DA.i.262; cf. Mtu.i.355.Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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