Events

Second Buddhist Council

Source : U Silananda

  • Date : 100 (Sasana Era)
  • Place : Vesali (India)
  • King : Kalasoka
  • Leader : Yasa Thera (Vinaya Athakatths)
    Revata Thera (Mahavamsa)
  • Number of Monks : 700
  • Duration : 8 months
  • Accomplishment : Reaffirmed the Texts accepted at the 1st Council after a group of monks tried to relax the rules of discipline (oral)

References :

  • Culavagga-Pali pp. 490 – 508
  • Dipavamsa 5.30
  • Mahavamsa 4.9 – 64
  • Vinaya Atthakatha I 25 – 29

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