Maya Sutta, Māyā-sutta: 2 definitions
Maya 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)
Once, Vepacitti, ruler of the Asuras, was ill.
He was visited by Sakka, who was requested by the Asuras to heal him.
Sakka agreed to do this if Vepacitti would teach him the Sambaramaya. But Vepacitti wished to consult the Asuras on this matter and was advised against it. S.i.238.
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).
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with: Anabhisamaya Sutta, Samaya Sutta.
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