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[[Image:Mulagandhakuti.jpg|thumb|300px|Mulagandhakuti. The remains of [[Gautama Buddha|Buddha]]'s hut in Jetavana Monastery.]]
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'''Jetavana''' was one of the most famous of the Buddhist monasteries or [[vihara]]s in India. It was the second monasteryvihara donated to [[Gautama Buddha]], after the [[Veluvana]] in [[RajagahaRajgir]]. Jetavana is located just outside the old city of [[Savatthi]]. There was also an important Jetavana monastery in Sri Lanka.
 
Jetavana is located just outside the old city of [[Sravasti|Savatthi]]. There was also an important vihara named Jetavana in [[Sri Lanka]].
Jetavana was the place where the Buddha gave the majority of his teachings and discourses, having passed at Jetavana 19 (out of 45) rainy seasons (Pāli, ''[[vassa]]s'', a traditional time of monastic retreat), more than in any other monastery.<ref>DhA.i.3; BuA.3; AA.i.314</ref> It is said that after the [[Migaramatupasada|Migāramātupāsāda]] (a second monastery erected at [[Pubbarama]], close to Savatthi) came into being, the Buddha would dwell alternately in Jetavana and Migāramātupāsāda, often spending the day in one and the night in the other (SNA.i.336).
 
Jetavana was the place where the Buddha gave the majority of his teachings and discourses, having passed at Jetavana 19nineteen (out of 45) rainy seasons (Pāli, ''[[vassa]]s'', a traditional time of monastic retreat), more than in any other monastery.<ref>DhA.i.3; BuA.3; AA.i.314</ref> It is said that after the [[Migaramatupasada|Migāramātupāsāda]], (a second monasteryvihara erected at [[Pubbarama]], close to Savatthi), came into being, the Buddha would dwell alternately in Jetavana and Migāramātupāsāda, often spending the day in one and the night in the other (SNA.i.336).
 
==Donation of Jetavana==