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Buddhist Councils

There were four Buddhist councils took place. They are:

The first Buddhist council took place at Rajagruham in the same year of Goutham Buddha death i.e.483 during the period of Ajata Satru under the chairmanship of Mahakassapa.

In this council Suttapitaka was settled by Ananda and vinaya pitaka was settled by Upali.

The Second meeting conducted at vaisali in 383 BC during the period of kalashoka under the chairmanship of Sabakami. In this meeting they divided into sthavirvdins and Mahasanghikas.

The third meeting was conducted at Pataliputram in 250 BC during the period of Ashoka under the chairmanship[ of Mogaliputta. In this meeting Rripeetakas were recompiled and Abhidamma pitaka was added.

The fourth meeting was conducted during the period of kanishka at Kashmir in 72AD under the chairmanship of vasumitra. In this meeting Buddhisam was divided into the Mahayana and the Hinayana. Commentaries were written on pitakas in Sanskrit language.