Khema Sutta, Khemā-sutta: 2 definitions



Khema 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

1. Khema Sutta - An account of the visit paid to the Buddha at Jetavana by the devaputta Khema and the verses uttered by Khema on that occasion. S.i.57.

2. Khema Sutta - Two monks, Khema and Sumana, living at Andhavana near Savatthi, visited the Buddha. Khema stated before the Buddha that, when a monk has attained arahantship, the thought does not arise in him that he is inferior to anyone or that he has his equal. Having spoken thus, Khema took leave of the Buddha and departed; Sumana did likewise. When they were gone the Buddha declared to the monks that, by their statement, Khema and Sumana had manifested their arahantship. A.iii.358f.

3. Khema Sutta - On what is meant by having attained peace (khema). A.iv.455.

4. Khema Sutta - The Buddha preaches peace and the path thereto. S.iv.371.

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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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