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Ramma

1. Ramma.– One of the chief lay patrons of Sobhita Buddha. Bu.vii.23; but see Sobhita.

2. Ramma.– Son of Paduma Buddha in his last lay life. He joined the Order and later became an Arahant. Eight hundred million beings realised the Truth when the Buddha taught him. Bu.ix.5,18; BuA.147.

3. Ramma.– One of the chief lay patrons of Vessabhū Buddha. Bu.xxii.25.

4. Ramma, Rammaka.– The name of Bārāṇasī, at the time recorded in the Yuvañjaya Jātaka. J.iv.119 ff.

5. Ramma, Rammavatī.– The city of birth of Dīpaṅkara Buddha. It was while Dīpaṅkara was on a visit to this city that Sumedha met him and was declared by him to be a Bodhisatta. At that time the Buddha was living in a monastery called Sudassana mahāvihāra. J.i.11, 13, 29; iv.119; DhA.i.69; Bu.ii.207; BuA. 65 calls it Rammavatī.

6. Ramma.– A nine-storeyed palace occupied by Gotama Buddha in his last lay life. BuA.230; Bu. (xxvi.14) calls it Rāma.

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