Gilanadassana Sutta, Gilānadassana-sutta: 1 definition
Gilanadassana 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
When Citta gahapati lies ill various devas approach him and urge him to aspire to be a world ruler. He scorns the suggestion and, on being asked by his relations why he is talking to himself, he tells them and exhorts them to have faith in the Buddha, the Dhamma and the Sangha. Soon afterwards he dies. S.iv.302f.
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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Partial matches: Sutta.
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