Agantuka Sutta, Āgantuka-sutta: 2 definitions
Agantuka Sutta means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
Like to a guest house into which come folk from all quarters to take up their residence, a monk, who develops the Noble Eightfold Path, realises those states (the five upadanakkhandha) that should be realised, abandons those (aviija and bhavatanha) that should be abandoned and cultivates samatha and vipassana. S.v.51-2.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
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