Dipa Sutta, Dīpa-sutta: 2 definitions

Introduction

Dipa 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 monk should cultivate in breathing and out breathing in order to achieve all his desires in the spiritual life. He will then understand things as they really are and, when his bodily endurance has reached its limit, he will know that it is so, like a lamp which will go out when oil and wick are used up. S.v.316ff.

context information

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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