Brahmajala Sutra, Brahmajala Sutta: 1 definition
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General definition (in Buddhism)Source: WikiPedia: Buddhism
The Brahmajala Sutta is the first of 34 suttas in the Digha Nikaya (the Long Discourses of the Buddha). The name comes from brahma (perfect wisdom) and jala (net which embraced all views). The sutta is also called Atthajala (Net of Essence), Dhammajala, (Net of the Dhamma), Ditthijala (Net of Views), Anuttarasangama Vijaya (Incomparable Victory in Battle).
The Brahmajala Sutra, meaning, The Discourse on the Net of Brahma is the Sanskrit title of a text of the Mahayana Buddhist canon. It is not related to the Brahmajala Sutta of the Theravada Buddhist Pali Canon. This sutra introduces Vairocana Buddha and his relation to Shakyamuni Buddha and states the 10 major precepts for Bodhisattvas and the 48 minor precepts one should follow to advance along the path.
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A Treatise on the Paramis (by Ācariya Dhammapāla)
Teacher of the Devas (by Susan Elbaum Jootla)
Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 2 - Surroundings of Nalanda < [Chapter III - Nālandā: Evidence for rise and progress of the settlement]
Part 9 - Rājagṛha at the cross-roads of religious affiliations < [Chapter II - Origin and Function of Rājagṛha as the seat of Monarchy]
The View From the Center (by Ajahn Amaro)
Chapter IV - The Intoxicant Group < [Part I]
Chapter VI - The Twelve Bad Thoughts < [Part II - Bad States Of Consciousness]
Part II - The Suttanta Pairs Of Terms < [Book III - The Division Entitled 'elimination']
A Discourse on Paticcasamuppada (by Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw)