Kesaputtiya Sutta: 1 definition

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Kesaputtiya 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

A group of suttas preached to the Kalamas of Kesaputta. There need be no official tradition, no authority, no subtle reasoning or the like, in order to ascertain the true doctrine and distinguish it from the false. The noble disciple whose mind is pure has four consolations. He knows that whether there be a next world or not his happiness is secure. A.i.188f.

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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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