A park outside the eastern gate of Sāvatthi. It was the custom of the Buddha to spend his siesta there after eating at the house of Anāthapindika (DhA.i.413; see also MA.i.369).
In the Pubbārāma, Visākhā erected the Migāramātupāsāda, the site costing her nine crores and the building another nine (DhA.i.413). The Pubbārāma in Sāvatthi corresponded to the Uttammevi vihāra in Anurādhapura (UdA.158; MA.i.471).
It was while staying at the Pubbārāma that the Buddha sent the novice Sumana to fetch water from Anotatta (DhA.iv.120).
The Vighāsa Jātaka (J.iii.310) was also preached there.
A monastery in Ceylon, built by Sena I. and his consort Sanghā (Cv.l.69; see also Cv.Trs.i.144, n. 4). Parakkamabāhu I. is said to have restored it. SadS. 58.
1. Pubbārāma Sutta
Preached at the Pubbārāma. The winning of insight means the destruction of the āsavas. S.v.222.
2. Pubbārāma Sutta
The cultivation of Ariyan insight (paññā) and Ariyan release (vimutti) leads to the destruction of the āsavas. S.v.223.
3. Pubbārāma Sutta
The cultivation of the four indriyas (viriya, sati, samādhi and paññā) leads to the destruction of the āsavas. S.v.224.
4. Pubbārāma Sutta
The same as 4 with saddhā added to the indriyas. S.v.224.