Kinti Sutta: 1 definition


Kinti 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

Preached at Baliharana in Kusinara. The Buddha tells the monks that they should school themselves in the higher lore taught by him, such as the satipatthana, iddhipada, etc., and lays down rules on the treatment of monks who dispute about the meaning and letter of the Doctrine and of those who are guilty of transgressions. The sutta derives its name from the first words (kinti) uttered by the Buddha in beginning the sermon. M.ii.238ff

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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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