Loka Sutta: 2 definitions



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

1. Loka Sutta. The origin and continuance of the world depends on the six senses. S.i.41. 2. Loka Sutta. The Buddha tells Pasenadi that greed, hate and delusion make for trouble and suffering in the world. S.i.98. 3. Loka Sutta. The origin and passing away of the world depend on the senses and their objects. S.ii.73. 4. Loka Sutta. The world is so called because it crumbles away (lujjati). S.iv.52. 5. Loka Sutta. Because of eye and object arises eye consciousness. Thence comes contact, feeling, craving, grasping and becoming. Thus is the world originated; with their cessation the world ceases. S.iv.87. 6. Loka Sutta. Anuruddha tells Sariputta that his knowledge of the universe is due to the cultivation of the four satipatthanas. S.v.175. 7. Loka Sutta. Anuruddha tells his companions that he knows the world and its divers shapes and forms through the satipatthanas. S.v.304. 8. Loka Sutta. In this world of many kinds of beings, the Tathagata an Ariyan. S.v.435. 9. Loka Sutta. The world and its arising are fully known by a Tathagata and he is released from both; he also knows the ending of it and the way thereto. He speaks as he does; he is unconquered in the world. A.ii.23.

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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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