Yasava, aka: Yasavā; 1 Definition(s)
Yasava 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)
1) One of the chief lay supporters of Sumedha Buddha. Bu.xii.25.
2) A khattiya of Candavati, father of Anomadassi Buddha. Bu.viii.17; J.i.36; DhA.i.105 calls him Yasavanta.
3) One of the palaces occupied by Mangala Buddha. BuA.116.
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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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Buddha Chronicle 7: Anomadassī Buddhavaṃsa < [Chapter 9 - The chronicle of twenty-four Buddhas]
Buddha Chronicle 11: Sumedha Buddhavamasa < [Chapter 9 - The chronicle of twenty-four Buddhas]
Apadana commentary (Atthakatha) (by U Lu Pe Win)
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)