Parammarana Sutta: 1 definition
Parammarana 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
Maha Kassapa explains to Sariputta that the Buddha has omitted to say anything of his existence or otherwise after death, because such a discussion would be fruitless; but he has taught of dukkha and its cessation, because that is fruitful. S.ii.222f.
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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