Katha Sutta, Kathā-sutta: 2 definitions


Katha 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»] — Katha Sutta in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. Katha Sutta. -A monk should not indulge in childish talk - e.g., about kings, robbers, ministers, etc. - but should speak only of Ill and things connected therewith. S.v.419f.

2. Katha Sutta - On the five qualities which help a monk who practises anapanasati to attain to the immovable state (akuppam). These qualities include conversation which enlarges the mind. A.iii.120f.

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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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