Maha Parinibbana Sutta: 1 definition
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General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Buddhist Door: GlossaryMaha Parinibbana Sutta in Pali and Maha Parinirvana Sutra in Sanskrit. Also known as the Sutra of the Great Nirvana/Decease, recording the final sermon, the death and the funeral of Shakyamuni.
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The Life of Sariputta (by Nyanaponika Thera)
Digha Nikaya < [Part IV - Discourses Of Sariputta]
The Last Debt Paid < [Part III - The Further Shore]
Chapter IV - The Intoxicant Group < [Part I]
Chapter II - Good In Relation To The Universe Of Form < [Part I - Good States Of Consciousness]
The Book of Protection (by Piyadassi Thera)
In Asoka’s Footsteps (by Nina Van Gorkom)
Buddhist Outlook on Daily Life (by Nina van Gorkom)