Kondanna Sutta, Koṇḍañña-sutta: 1 definition


Kondanna 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

Annata Kondanna visits the Buddha at Veluvana after a very long interval (twelve years, says the Commentary SA.i.216), and falling down on the ground kisses the Buddhas feet, uttering his own name, I am Kondanna, O Blessed One. Vangisa, who is present, having obtained the Buddhas permission, utters verses in praise of Kondanna. S.i.193.

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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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