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ཡངས་པ་ཅན། | Glossary of Terms

    ཡངས་པ་ཅན།

    yangs pa can

    Vaiśālī

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Translation by Fumi Yao
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ་ཅན།
  • yangs pa can
  • Vaiśālī

The city of the Licchavis.

Translation by Benjamin Ewing
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ་ཅན།
  • yangs pa can
  • Vaiśālī

The ancient capital of the Licchavi state. The Buddha visited this city several times during his lifetime.

Translation by Catherine Dalton · Heidi Koppl · James Gentry · Cortland Dahl · Hilary Herdman · Andreas Doctor
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ་ཅན།
  • yangs pa can
  • Vaiśālī
Translation by Timothy Hinkle
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ་ཅན།
  • yangs pa can
  • Vaiśālī

The ancient capital of the Licchavi republic.

Translation by Zachary Beer
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ།
  • yangs pa
  • Vaiśālī
Translation by Timothy Hinkle
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ་ཅན།
  • yangs pa can
  • Vaiśālī

The ancient capital of the Licchavi republican state, the Buddha visited this city several times during his lifetime. It is perhaps most famous as the location where, on different occasions, the Buddha cured a plague, admitted the first nuns into the Buddhist order, was offered a bowl of honey by monkeys, and announced his parinirvāṇa three months prior to his departure.

Translation by Venerable Jampa Losal · YangDol Tsatultsang
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ་ཅན།
  • yangs pa can
  • Vaiśālī

The ancient capital of the Vṛji (q.v.) confederacy and Licchavi republic.

Translation by Robert A. F. Thurman
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ་ཅན།
  • yangs pa can
  • Vaiśālī

Great city during the Buddha’s time, capital of the Licchavi republic; at present the town of Basarh, Muzaffarpur district, in Tirhut, Bihar province of India. (See Lamotte, pp. 80-83; p. 97, n. 1.).

Translation by Anna Zilman · Adam Krug
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ་ཅན།
  • yangs pa can
  • Vaiśālī

The ancient capital of the Licchavi republican state, the Buddha visited this city several times during his lifetime. It is perhaps most famous as the location where, on different occasions, Buddha cured a plague, admitted the first nuns into the Buddhist order, was offered a bowl of honey by monkeys, and announced his parinirvāṇa three months prior to his departure.

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart · Nika Jovic
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ།
  • yangs pa
  • Vaiśālī

The site where the Buddha Śākyamuni laid down various rules of the Vinaya, gave other teachings, and, on his last visit, announced his approaching parinirvāṇa.

Translation by Ina Bieler
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ་ཅན།
  • yangs pa can
  • Vaiśālī

The site where Buddha Śākyamuni laid down various rules of the Vinaya, gave other teachings, and, on his last visit, announced his approaching parinirvāṇa.

Translation by Bhikṣuṇī Thubten Damcho
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ་ཅན།
  • yangs pa can
  • Vaiśālī

A great city during the Buddha’s time, the capital of the republican city-state inhabited by the Licchavi. It was an important location where a number of Buddhist sūtras are said to have been taught.

Translation by Dr. Fumi Yao
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ་ཅན།
  • yangs pa can
  • Vaiśālī

A great city during the Buddha’s time, the capital of the Licchavi republic. It was an important location where a number of Buddhist sūtras are said to have been taught.

Translation by Benjamin Ewing · Lowell Cook
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ།
  • yangs pa
  • Vaiśālī

The capital of the Licchavīs and part of the Vṛji republic, this was an important city during the Buddha’s time. The Buddha visited it many times and taught a number of sūtras there.

Translation by Laura Dainty
  • Vaiśalī
  • ཡངས་པ་ཅན།
  • yangs pa can
  • Vaiśalī

The ancient capital of the Licchavi republican state, the Buddha visited this city several times during his lifetime. It is perhaps most famous as the location where, on different occasions, the Buddha cured a plague, admitted the first nuns into the Buddhist order, was offered a bowl of honey by monkeys, and announced his parinirvāṇa three months prior to his departure.

Translation by Adam Krug
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ་ཅན།
  • yangs pa can
  • vaiśālī

The ancient capital of the Licchavi republican state, Vaiśālī is located near present-day Patna in Bihar, India. The Buddha visited this city several times during his lifetime. It is perhaps most famous as the location where, on different occasions, the Buddha cured a plague, admitted the first nuns into the Buddhist order, was offered a bowl of honey by monkeys, and announced his parinirvāṇa three months prior to his departure.

Translation by Adam Krug
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ་ཅན།
  • yangs pa can
  • Vaiśālī

One of a number of towns where the Buddha Śākyamuni is said to have taught.

Translation by Wiesiek Mical
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ་ཅན།
  • yangs pa can
  • Vaiśālī

The capital city of the Licchavis, where the Buddha gave his last sermon.

Translation by James Gentry
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ་ཅན།
  • yangs pa can
  • Vaiśālī
Translation by Stefan Mang · Lowell Cook
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ་ཅན།
  • yangs pa can
  • Vaiśālī

A major city during the Buddha’s time, the capital of the Licchavi republic. It was an important location where a number of Buddhist sūtras are said to have been taught.

Translation by James Gentry
  • Vaiśālī
  • ཡངས་པ་ཅན།
  • yangs pa can
  • Vaiśālī

A great city during the Buddha’s time, the capital of the Licchavis and part of the Vṛji republic, near present-day Patna in Bihar. An important location where a number of Buddhist sūtras are said to have been taught.