Asura Vagga; 2 Definition(s)


Asura Vagga 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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Asura Vagga - The tenth chapter of the Catukka Nipata of the Anguttara Nikaya. It consists of ten suttas containing the classification of four kinds of individuals to be found in the world, with more or less detailed descriptions of them (A.ii.91-101).

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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