Kamma Sutta: 1 definition


Kamma 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)

[«previous next»] — Kamma Sutta in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. Kamma Sutta - Blameworthy action of body, speech and mind, and wrong views, bring about much demerit. A.ii.252.

2. Kamma Sutta - Seven qualities which lead monks away from ruin (aparihaniya dhamma): abstention from delight in (1) worldly activity, (2) disputation, (3) sleep, (4) society, (3) evil desires, (6) evil friends, (7) being easily satisfied with regard to attainments. A.iv.22.

3. Kamma Sutta - Preached at Gijjhakuta. The Buddha sees Sariputta walking with several other eminent monks, including Moggallana, Maha Kassapa, Anuruddha, Punna Mantaniputta, Upali, Ananda, and Devadatta, and praises each for some particular quality. He ends this discourse by saying that beings of similar disposition come together. S.ii.155.

4. Kamma Sutta - On action - new and old - the ceasing of action and the way leading to such cessation, which is the Noble Eightfold Path. S.iv.132.

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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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