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Being 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.
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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
living: satta; further s. puggala. - Belief in eternal personality: bhava-ditthi (s. ditthi), sassata-ditthi.
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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Full-text (+12406): Bodhisattva, Deva, Bhuta, Jantu, Sarvabhautika, Dharma, Gandharva, Kala, Pishaca, Kimpurusha, Devata, Tathabhava, Yaksha, Duravartin, Satta, Bhima, Mahaghosha, Bhava, Prabhanjana, Agama.
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Bhagavati-sutra (Viyaha-pannatti) (by K. C. Lalwani)
Part 3 - On relative activities < [Chapter 6]
Part 1 - Directions < [Chapter 1]
Part 1 - More on infernal beings < [Chapter 7]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 10e - How the Perfection of Energy, etc., are fulfilled < [Chapter 7 - On Miscellany]
Part 6a - Great Aspiration (abhinīhāra) < [Chapter 7 - On Miscellany]
Part 2 - The request of Sahampati Brahmā < [Chapter 9 - The Buddha Reflecting Deeply on the Profundity of the Dhamma]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
VI. Why the first power includes the other nine < [Part 1 - General questions]
Preliminary note on distinguishing the movements of mind of all beings < [Part 2 - Distinguishing the movements of mind of all beings]
III. Are the beings to be known infinite in number? < [Part 2 - Distinguishing the movements of mind of all beings]
Metta (by Ācariya Buddharakkhita)
Part 7 - Explanation < [Chapter 6 - Meditation On Metta]
Part 6 - Directional Radiation < [Chapter 6 - Meditation On Metta]
The View From the Center (by Ajahn Amaro)
Brahma Sutras (Vedanta Sutras) (by George Thibaut)