Kassapa Samyutta, Kassapa-saṃyutta: 1 definition



Kassapa Samyutta 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

The sixteenth section of the Samyutta Nikaya (S.ii.192-225). It contains various suttas connected with Maha Kassapa (q.v. for details). Maha Kassapas verses in the Theragatha reflect the sentiments contained in these suttas. The discussion on the lokiya aspect of the sammappadhana, as given in the Kassapa Samyutta, is referred to in the commentaries. E.g., VibhA.291.

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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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