Duccarita Sutta: 1 definition


Duccarita 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)

[«previous next»] — Duccarita Sutta in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. Duccarita Sutta - The four bad habits of speech - falsehood, slander, bitter speech, idle babble; and the four good habits - truthful speaking, speaking well of others, soft speech and wise speech. A.ii.228.

2. Duccarita Sutta - Five disadvantages of evil conduct - self upbraiding, dispraise by the wise, evil reputation, death as a lunatic, unhappy rebirth. A.iii.267.

3. Duccarita Sutta - A monk once came to the Buddha and asked for a brief teaching. The Buddha asked him to abandon wrong conduct with regard to body, feelings, mind and mind states, and to cultivate the four satipatthanas. S.v.188.

4. Duccarita Sutta - Three conditions - wicked conduct in deed, word and thought - and their opposites. A.iii.446.

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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