Pancasila Sutta, Pañcasīla-sutta: 1 definition

Introduction

Pancasila 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

The five things, being possessed of which makes women to be born in purgatory the taking of life, theft, wrong sensuous indulgence, falsehood, the use of intoxicants. These are to be guarded against. S.iv.245.

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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