Miccha Sutta, aka: Micchā-sutta; 2 Definition(s)


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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Wrong views arise because of clinging to body, feelings, etc., because they are impermanent. S.iii.184.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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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Pali-English dictionary

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Micchā, (adv.) (Sk. mithyā, cp. Vedic mithaḥ interchanging, separate, opposite, contrary (opp. sa’yak together: see samma); mithū wrongly; see also mithu) wrongly, in a wrong way, wrong-, false Sn. 438 (laddho yaso), 815 (paṭipajjati leads a wrong course of life, almost syn. with anariyaṃ. Illustrated by “pāṇaṃ hanati, adinnaṃ ādiyati, sandhiṃ chindati, nillopaṃ harati, ekāgārikaṃ karoti, paripanthe tiṭṭhati, paradāraṃ gacchati, musā bhaṇati” at Nd1 144); VbhA. 513 (°ñāṇa, °vimutti). —micchā° often in same combns as sammā°, with which contrasted, e.g. with the 8 parts of (an-) ariya-magga, viz. °diṭṭhi (wrong) views (D. III, 52, 70 sq. , 76, 111, 246, 269, 287, 290, Dh. 167, 316 sq.; Pug. 39; Vism. 469 (def.) PvA. 27, 42, 54, 67; cp. °ka one who holds wrong views D. III, 45, 48, 264; Vism. 426); °saṅkappa aspiration (D. III, 254, 287, 290 sq. , Dh. 11); °vācā speech (ibid.); °kammanta conduct (ibid.); °ājīva living (D. III, 176 sq. , 254, 290; A. II, 53, 240, 270, IV. 82); °vāyāma effort (D. III, 254, 287, 290 sq.); °sati mindfulness (ibid.); °samādhi concentration (ibid.); see magga 2, and cp. the following:

—gahaṇa wrong conception, mistake J. III, 304. —cāra wrong behaviour Pug. 39 (& adj. cārin); VbhA. 383 (var. degrees). —paṭipadā wrong path (of life) Pug. 49 (& adj. : °paṭipanna, living wrongly). —paṇihita (citta) wrongly directed mind Dh. 42=Ud. 39 (cp. BSk. mithyāpraṇidhāna Divy 14). —patha wrong road, wrong course Vbh. 145 (lit. & fig.; in exegesis of diṭṭhi, cp. Nd2 taṇhā III, ; Dhs. 381; DhsA. 253). (Page 532)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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