Kaccana Sutta, Kaccāna-sutta: 1 definition
Kaccana 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
Kaccana Sutta - A discourse to the monks by Maha Kaccana on the six topics of recollection - the Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha, ones own virtues, generosity and the devas (A.iii.314ff). It is quoted in the Visuddhi magga (p.519), where it is stated that to speak of casual happenings as a mere arising is to contradict both the Padesa vihara Sutta and the Kaccana Sutta. See also Kaccana Peyyala.
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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Full-text: Kaccana Peyyala.
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