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'''Vaishali''' (Skt. ''Vaiśālī''; [[Wyl.]] ''yangs pa can'') was at the time of the [[Buddha Shakyamuni]] the capital city of the Lichhavis. It is the place where the Buddha gave his last teaching before proceeding to [[Kushinagara]], and where the second council (see [[Three Buddhist Councils]]) was held 100 years after the [[parinirvana]] of the Buddha. It is also near Vaishali that [[Ananda]] passed into [[nirvana]].  
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'''Vaishali''' (Skt. ''Vaiśālī''; Tib. [[ཡངས་པ་ཅན་]], ''yangpachen'', [[Wyl.]] ''yangs pa can'') was at the time of the [[Buddha Shakyamuni]] the capital city of the Lichhavis. It is the place where the Buddha gave his last teaching before proceeding to [[Kushinagara]], and where the second council (see [[Three Buddhist Councils]]) was held 100 years after the [[parinirvana]] of the Buddha. It is also near Vaishali that [[Ananda]] passed into [[nirvana]].
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At present, it is the town of Basarh, Muzaffarpur district, in Tirhut, Bihar province of India.  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:03, 9 December 2019

Vaishali (Skt. Vaiśālī; Tib. ཡངས་པ་ཅན་, yangpachen, Wyl. yangs pa can) was at the time of the Buddha Shakyamuni the capital city of the Lichhavis. It is the place where the Buddha gave his last teaching before proceeding to Kushinagara, and where the second council (see Three Buddhist Councils) was held 100 years after the parinirvana of the Buddha. It is also near Vaishali that Ananda passed into nirvana.

At present, it is the town of Basarh, Muzaffarpur district, in Tirhut, Bihar province of India.

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