Kuta Sutta, aka: Kūta-sutta; 1 Definition(s)


Kuta 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)

Kuta Sutta in Theravada glossary... « previous · [K] · next »

1. Kuta Sutta - In a peaked house (kutagara) all the rafters converge towards the peak; so are all wrong states fixed together in ignorance. S.ii.262.

2. Kuta Sutta - Similar to the above; all profitable conditions have earnestness as their peak. S.v.43.

3. Kuta Sutta - Just as all the rafters slope to the peak, so do the seven bojjhangas tend towards nibbana. S.v.75.

4. Kuta Sutta - Two discourses of similar import, preached to Anathapindika. When a peaked house is un thatched, the peak, the roof beams and the walls are all unprotected. When thought is unguarded all actions also are unguarded. A.i.261f.

5. Kuta Sutta - Of the five powers (saddha, hiri, ottappa, viriya, panna) the last is the peak (A.iii.10).

6. Kuta Sutta - Of the five powers, (saddha, viriya, sati, samadhi, panna) the last is the peak. A.iii.12.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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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