Kali Sutta, Kālī-sutta: 1 definition
Kali 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
The Buddha, while staying at the Nigrodharama, visits his kinswoman Kaligodha of Kapilavatthu, and tells her of the four qualities to be found in the sotapanna -
unwavering loyalty to the Buddha,
the Dhamma and
freedom from all taint of stinginess,
delight in self surrender and
in the dispensing of charitable gifts.
Kaligodha states that she possesses all these qualities. S.v.396.
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Kali Kururaghara visits Maha Kaccana and asks him for a detailed exposition of one of the stanzas in the Kumaripanhas. (The stanza occurs at S.i.126). Maha Kaccana explains, and his explanation deals with the ten kasinas. A.v.46f
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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