Darukammika Sutta, Dārukammika-sutta: 1 definition


Darukammika 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

A wood seller visits the Buddha at Natika and tells him that, in his family, alms are given to various kinds of monks - forest dwellers, rag wearers, arahants, etc.

The Buddha points out to him that though it is difficult to distinguish the good and bad qualities of monks, yet he should continue to give alms to the Order. A.iii.391f.

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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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