Non Violence; 1 Definition(s)
Non Violence 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. avihimsā.(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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Act 5.9: All beings obtained the mind of equanimity < [Chapter XIV - Emission of rays]
Part 1 - Eliminating the three poisons < [Chapter LII - Elimination of the Triple Poison]
II. Endowing the kṣetra with a special wisdom < [Part 1 - Eliminating the three poisons]
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