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Third Buddhist Council

Source : U Silananda

  • Date : 234 (Sasana Era)
    310 BC
  • Place : Pataliputta (India)
  • King : Asoka
  • Leader : Mogallaputta-Tissa Thera
  • Number of Monks : 1000
  • Duration : 9 months
  • Accomplishment : Reaffirmed the Texts accepted at the previous Councils. The Kattavatthu (5th book of Abdhidhamma) is added (oral)

References :

  • Dipavamsa 7.34-43, 44-59
  • Mahavamsa 5.228-279
  • Vinaya Atthakatha I 29 – 78

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