Kala Sutta, aka: Kāla-sutta; 2 Definition(s)

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Kala 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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1. Kala Sutta - There are four seasons: one for hearing the Dhamma, one for discussing it, one for attaining calm, and the last for attaining insight. A.ii.140.

2. Kala Sutta - The above explained with an illustration. A.ii.140.

3. Kala Sutta - There are five gifts which, if given, are seasonable: gifts to a guest, a traveller, a sick person, one in scarcity, and first fruits to a holy man. A.iii.41.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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