Nanatitthiya Sutta: 1 definition


Nanatitthiya 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)

[«previous next»] — Nanatitthiya Sutta in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

Various devaputtas - followers of different teachers - come to the Buddha and sing the praises of their respective teachers -

Asama the praises of Purana Kassapa, Sahalj of Makkhali Gosala; Ninka of Nigantha Nataputta and Akotaka of all three.

Vetambari makes rejoinder to Akotaka and Mara agrees with him, while Manava Gamiya sings the Buddhas praises. S.i.65ff.

context information

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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