Dussila Sutta, Dussīla-sutta: 1 definition


Dussila 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. Dussila Sutta - For the wicked who lack virtue, right concentration is perforce destroyed, and this ultimately leads to the destruction of emancipated knowledge and insight, just as a tree devoid of branches and leaves is ultimately destroyed.

2. Dussila Sutta - A woman who is faithless, shameless, unscrupulous, immoral and of weak wisdom, is born in purgatory. S.iv.242.

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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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