Kattha Sutta, Kaṭṭha-sutta: 2 definitions


Kattha 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

On the five evil results of not using a toothbrush, and the five advantages of using one. A.iii.250.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous (K) next»] — Kattha Sutta in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kattha, (adv.) (der. fr. interr. base ka° (kad2), whereas Sk. kutra is der. fr. base ku°, cp. kuttha) where? where to, whither? Vin. I, 83, 107; II, 76; D. I, 223; Sn. 487, 1036; J. III, 76; Pv. II, 916; DhA. I, 3.—k. nu kho where then, where I wonder? D. I, 215 sq. , PvA. 22 (with Pot.) —katthaci(d) (indef.) anywhere, at some place or other J. I, 137; V, 468; wherever, in whatever place Miln. 366; PvA. 284; KhA 247; J. III, 229; IV, 9, 45; as katthacid eva J. IV. 92; PvA. 173. Sometimes doubled katthaci katthaci in whatsoever place J. IV, 341.—na k. nowhere M. I. 424; Miln. 77; VvA. 14.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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