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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Pubbaseliyā:One of the seventeen heterodox sects which arose inJambudīpa in the second century after theBuddha’s death (Mhv.v.12; Dpv.v.55).

According to the Kathāvatthu Commentary (see Points of Controversy xli.104,108,115) they belonged to the Andhaka school.Their views seem to have been similar to those of the Cetiyavādins (J.R.A.S.1910,p.413 ff).

According to Tibetan sources (Rockhill:op.cit.,184) they were so called because they lived on the Pūrva Mountain.

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