Higher Wisdom; 1 Definition(s)

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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

clear insight based on h. w.: s. vipassanā. Training in H. W., s. sikkhā.

(Source): Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
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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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