Gahapati Vagga; 1 Definition(s)


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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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1. Gahapati Vagga - The sixth section of the Majjhima Nikaya. M.i.339-413.

2. Gahapati Vagga - The third section of the Atthaka Nipata of the Anguttara Nikaya. It contains ten suttas, including the Buddhas praises of Ugga of Vesali, Ugga of Hatthigama, and Hatthaka Alavaka. A.iv.208-35.

3. Gahapati Vagga - The fifth chapter of the Nidana Samyutta. S.ii.68-80.

4. Gahapati Vagga - The thirteenth chapter of the Salayatana Samyutta. It contains conversations between various eminent householders on the one side, and the Buddha and the monks on the other. S.iv.109-24.

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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