Annatara Brahma Sutta: 1 definition

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Introduction:

Annatara Brahma 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

A certain Brahma thought no recluse or brahmin could come to his world. The Buddha, Mogallana, Mahakassapa, Mahakappina and Anuruddha all appeared there and refuted his views. S.i.144f.

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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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