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Vimānavatthu


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(Pāli, tales of the mansions).

The sixth book of the Khuddaka Nikāya of the Pāli Canon. It describes the spendour of the various celestial mansions of the gods and sets out in 83 stories an account of the good moral deeds which led to the gods being reborn in a heavenly paradise. There is a commentary on the work by Dhammapāla, forming part of the Paramatthadīpanī.

Subjects: Buddhism.


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