Kimatthi Sutta: 1 definition


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

1. Kimatthi Sutta - The first part is identical with Kimattha Sutta. If further questioned as to what is dukkha, monks should answer, eye is dukkha, rupa objects are dukkha, eye contact, etc. S.iv.138

2. Kimatthi Sutta - A discussion between Sariputta and Jambukhadaka at Nalaka. What is the purpose of the good life? The comprehension of Ill. Is there a way thereto? Yes, the Noble Eightfold Way. S.iv.253.

3. Kimatthi Sutta - See also Samandaka Samyutta.

context information

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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