Anuruddha Sutta; 2 Definition(s)

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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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1. Anuruddha Sutta - Preached by Anuruddha Thera to Pancakanga, the kings carpenter, at Savatthi, on the conclusion of a meal given by him to the Elder and three others. It explains the two kinds of emancipation of mind, the boundless and the vast, and the results of developing them, which produce birth among the Brilliant Gods.

Abhiya Kaccana, who was evidently one of Anuruddhas companions on this occasion, asks him the reason for the difference in degree of the brilliance of the gods; he is answered to his satisfaction. M.iii.144-52.

2. Anuruddha Sutta - Records the incident of Jalinis visit to Anuruddha Thera, and her unsuccessful efforts to tempt him with the joys of heaven. S.i.200.

3. Anuruddha Sutta - The Buddha explains to Anuruddha, in answer to his questions, why beings are born as women. A.i.281.

4. Anuruddha Sutta - Two Suttas on how Sariputta admonished Anuruddha to give up boasting about his attainments and concentrate on amata dhatu, and how Anuruddha following the advice became an arahant. A.i.281-3.

5. Anuruddha Sutta - On the eight thoughts of a great being (mahapurisa vitakka).

Anuruddha had acquired seven of them and the Buddha paid him a special visit to teach him the eighth, which brought him arahantship. Later the Buddha repeated the sermon to the monks. A.iv.228ff.

6. Anuruddha Sutta - The Buddha explains to Anuruddha how women may be born among the Manapakayikadeva. A.iv.262ff.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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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Anuruddha, (pp. of anurujjhati) enggaged in, devoted to; compliant or complied with, pleased S.IV, 71, (anānuruddha). (Page 42)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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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