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舍卫国     Shèwèi Guó     Śrāvastī / Sravasti / Savatthi

Traditional: 舍衛國
Grammar: Proper Noun
Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: Śrāvastī, Pāli: Sāvatthī, a city and kingdom where the Buddha lived, located in present day Uttar Pradesh (FGDB '舍衛國'; BL 'Śrāvastī')
Related: 室罗伐国(Also known as)、尸罗伐国(Also known as)、舍婆提国(Also known as)、舍罗婆悉帝国(Also known as)
Concept: 古城 Ancient City
Parent concept: 印度 (India)
Topic: Buddhism

Other senses of the word: 舍卫国

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