Meritorious Action; 1 Definition(s)
Meritorious Action 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)
s. puñña, puñña-kiriya-vatthu.(Source): Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
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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Search found 16 books and stories containing Meritorious Action. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 5 - Establishing beings in the puṇyakriyāvastus < [Chapter L - Arriving at the other Shore]
III. Puṇyakriyāvastu consisting of meditation < [Part 5 - Establishing beings in the puṇyakriyāvastus]
V. Meritorious actions consisting of material gifts and of teaching < [Part 5 - Establishing beings in the puṇyakriyāvastus]
Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
The Vimalakīrti Sutra (by Vimalakirti)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 9 - The attainment of good goal by the outcaste woman < [Section 4 - Koṭirudra-Saṃhitā]