Meritorious Action: 1 definition
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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
s. puñña, puñña-kiriya-vatthu.
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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Full-text (+7): Kusalakamma, Punnaphala, Katapunna, Punnakamma, Bhavana, Punyakriya, Punyakritya, Sattra, Punyakarman, Akshayyatritiya, Punnabhaga, Shukrita, Akshayatritiya, Punnakiriya, Manushya, Manushyagati, Punna, Shila, Punyakriyavastu, Dana.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 5 - Establishing beings in the puṇyakriyāvastus < [Chapter L - Arriving at the other Shore]
V. Meritorious actions consisting of material gifts and of teaching < [Part 5 - Establishing beings in the puṇyakriyāvastus]
III. Puṇyakriyāvastu consisting of meditation < [Part 5 - Establishing beings in the puṇyakriyāvastus]
Abhidhamma in Daily Life (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa) (by Ashin Janakabhivamsa)
Factor 5 - Lobha (greed) < [Chapter 2 - On akusala cetasikas (unwholesome mental factors)]
Introduction to Dhammasangani (by U Ko Lay)
Brahma Sutras (Vedanta Sutras) (by George Thibaut)
The Book of Protection (by Piyadassi Thera)
Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)