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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Aparaseliyā:A sub-sect of the Andhakā. Their beliefs seem to have been similar to those of the Pubbaseliyā. KvuA. quoted in Points of Controversy,pp. 5 and 104. See also Dpv.v.54; Mhv.v.12; Mbv.97. For their beliefs see de la Vallee Poussin:J.R.A.S.,April,1910,pp.413ff.

Their centre was Dhanakataka,in the Andhaka country,somewhere near Kañcipura and Amarāvati on the S.E. coast of India (Points of Controversy,xliii; see also Watters:On Yuan Chwang,ii.214ff).

According to one tradition they were connected with theCetiyavādins. For a discussion of this see Points of Controversy,xliii-iv.

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