Bhandana Sutta; 1 Definition(s)

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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

[Bhandana Sutta in Theravada glossaries]

1. Bhandana Sutta. The Buddha says it is unpleasant for him even to think of a place where monks are given to dispute, but far worse to go to it. Strife is due to the abandonment of dispassionate, benevolent and harmless thinking. Monks who dwell in harmony cultivate these things. A.i.275f.

2. Bhandana Sutta. Five disadvantages which come to those who encourage strife and disputes. A.iii.252.

3. Bhandana Sutta. The Buddha rebukes some monks at Jetavana who were engaged in disputation and tells them to reflect on ten things which conduce to kindness, peace and concord. A.v.88 ff.

(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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