Jantu Sutta; 2 Definition(s)


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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Records the incident of the admonishment of the indolent monks by the devaputta Jantu (q.v.). S.i.61f.

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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