Khandha Sutta: 2 definitions


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

1. Khandha Sutta - The four satipatthanas must be developed in order to destroy the five upadanakkhandas. A.iv.458f.

2. Khandha Sutta - The four kinds of recluses - Samana m acala, Samanapundarika, Samanapaduma, and Samanasukhumala - in reference to the contemplation of the five upadanakkhandhas. A.ii.90f.

3. Khandha Sutta - Preached to Rahula. The khandhas are fleeting, unhappy, and have, therefore, no atta. S.ii.249, 252.

4. Khandha Sutta. -The Four Noble Truths in respect to the five upadanakkhandhas. S.v.425.

5. The five khandhas and the five upadanakkhandhas. S.iii.47.

6. It is for the full comprehension of the five upadanakkhandhas that the Noble Eightfold Path should be followed. S.v.60.

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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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