Buddha spent most of his monastic life in __:

Answer: [B] Sravasti

Sravasti was the capital city of the kingdom of Kosala. Buddha spent most of his monastic life (25 years) in Sravasti. During that time, the king of Kosala, Prasenjit became a disciple of Buddha. The main monasteries in Sravasti were Jetavana and the Pubbarama. According to tradition, Buddha spent 19 rainy seasons in Jetavana monastery and six in Pubbarama monastery. He spent more time in Sravasti than in any other place and performed his major miracles there, including the Twin Miracle under the Gandamba tree. It was also a place where Buddha delivered largest number of discourses.

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