Na Jirati Sutta, Na-jīrati-sutta: 1 definition

Introduction

Introduction:

Na Jirati 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A series of questions asked by a deva and the Buddhas answers. The first question is, What doth decay and what doth not? The answer is that material shapes of mortals decay, but not their name. (S.1.43)

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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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