Asani Sutta: 2 definitions
Asani 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
What is the falling of a thunderbolt compared with the danger for a learner (sekha) arising from gains, favours and flattery? (S.ii.229).
The Commentary explains that a thunderbolt destroys one life span only, while gains, etc., bring a man to infinitely prolonged misery. SA.ii.154.
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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