Hemavata Sutta: 1 definition
Hemavata 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
Contains the conversation between Hemavata and Satagira regarding the Buddha, and the details of their visit to the Buddha. It is the ninth sutta of the Uraga Vagga of the Sutta Nipata. SN.153 80.
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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