Buddhist Literature

Buddhist Council & Literature

Buddhist Council.

(1) 1st Buddhist Council:-

• It was called by Ajatashatru (Harayanka Dynasty) in 483 BC at Saptaparni Cave, Rajgriha.

Mahakassapa was the chairman of the 1st Buddhist Council.

Compilation of Sutta Pitaka and Vinaya Pitaka by Ananda and Upali respectively were done in this Council.

(2) 2nd Buddhist Council:-