Cakka Sutta: 2 definitions


Cakka 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. Cakka Sutta - On the four wheels that lead to prosperity: dwelling in fit places, association with the good, perfect self adjustment (attasammapanidhi) and merit done aforetime. A.ii.32 f.; D.iii.276; cf. Mangala Sutta.

2. Cakka Sutta - A king who knows the good (attha) dhamma, the measure (matta), the season (kala), and the nature of his assemblies (parisa) wields dominion that cannot be wrested from him. A Buddhas dominion is also the same. A.iii.147f.

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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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