Agati Sutta: 2 definitions

Introduction

Agati 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

Three discourses on agati and gati - here defined as wrong action done under the influence of desire, hate or delusion and its opposite, right action. A.ii.18f.

context information

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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous (A) next»] — Agati Sutta in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Agati, see gati. —°gamana practising a wrong course of life, evil practice, wrong doing D.III, 228 (4: chanda°, dosa° moha° bhaya°); A.II, 18 sq., J.IV, 402; V, 98, 510; PvA.161. (Page 3)

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context information

Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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