Mahasatipatthana Sutta, Mahāsatipaṭṭhāna-sutta: 1 definition
Mahasatipatthana 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
The sutta is considered as one of the most important in the Buddhist Canon. It has been translated into various languages, and several commentaries on it are in existence. Its mere recital is said to ward off dangers and to bring happiness, and it is the desire of every Buddhist that he shall die with the Satipatthana Sutta on his lips, or, at least, with the sound of it in his ears.
The materials found in the Mahasatipatthana Sutta are found also in the Majjhima Nikaya, broken up into two portions, each representing a separate discourse- the Satipatthana Sutta and the Saccavibhanga Sutta.
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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Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
Part I - Mulapariyaya Vagga < [(a) Mulapannasa Pali]
(b) Maha Vagga Pali < [Chapter IV - Suttanta Pitaka]
Practicing Insight on Your Own (by Acharn Thawee Baladhammo)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
A Discourse on Paticcasamuppada (by Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw)
Dhamma Discussion at Wat Wangtagu (by Sujin Boriharnwanaket)
Samatha Sutta (by Sujin Boriharnwanaket)