Kappa Sutta: 2 definitions


Kappa 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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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. Kappa Sutta - Two suttas where Kappa Thera - see Kappa (3) - asks the Buddha how it is possible to get rid of thoughts of I and mine, and to have conceit regarding the body utterly destroyed. S.iii.169f.; see also S.ii.253f.

2. Kappa Sutta - On the four incalculable periods of the aeon (kappa): when it rolls up, stands still, rolls out, and remains in that condition. A.ii.142; cf. D.i.14; 109; Mil.232.

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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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