Iddhi Sutta: 2 definitions


Iddhi 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. Iddhi Sutta - Anuruddha tells the monks that by cultivating the four satipatthanas, he enjoys psychic power in many ways, such as multiplying himself. He can reach even to the Brahma world. S.v.303.

2. Iddhi Sutta - Same as above, but the psychic power is that of the divine power of hearing all things, far and near. S.v.304.

context information

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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