Parisa Sutta, Parisā-sutta: 2 definitions



Parisa 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

1. Parisa Sutta. The four corrupters of a company: a monk, a nun, a male disciple and a female disciple, if they are immoral. A.ii.225.

2. Parisa Sutta. On the three companies: the company trained in bombast, the company trained in enquiry, and the company trained according to its bent. A.i.285.

3. Parisa Sutta. On the eight assemblies: khattiya, brahmana, householder, samana, Catummaharajika, Tavatimsa, Mara and Brahma. The Buddha visits them all and preaches to them. A.iv.307f.

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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