Dhatu Sutta, aka: Dhātu-sutta; 2 Definition(s)


Dhatu 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)

Dhatu Sutta in Theravada glossary... « previous · [D] · next »

1. Dhatu Sutta - On the diversity in dhatu - e.g., the dhatu of eye, of visible object, of eye consciousness, the ear, etc. S.ii.140.

2. Dhatu Sutta - On the diversity in dhatu - e.g., object dhatu, sound dhatu, odour dhatu, etc. S.ii.143.

3. Dhatu Sutta - Taught to Rahula. All dhatus are fleeting. S.ii.248.

4. Dhatu Sutta - Preached at Savatthi. Same as No.3. S.iii.227.

5. Dhatu Sutta - The appearing of the dhatus is the appearing of decay and death. Their cessation is also simultaneous. S.iii.231.

6. Dhatu Sutta - Desire and lust after the dhatus is a corruption of the heart. S.iii.234.

7. Dhatu Sutta - The three principles (dhatu) of kama, vyapada and vihimsa, and how to get rid of them. A.iii.447.

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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