Phala Sutta: 2 definitions
Phala 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
1. Phala Sutta
The cultivation of the five indriyas leads to one of two results: either realization in this life, or the state of anagami. S.v.236.2. Phala Sutta
Same as (1), only substituting the four iddhipadas for the five indriyas. S.v.285f.3. Phala Sutta
On seven fruits to be obtained from the cultivation of the four iddhipadas. S.v.285.4. Phala Sutta
Four conditions which, if cultivated, lead to the Four Fruits of the Path. S.v.410f.
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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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 1 - Story of King Ajātasattu < [Chapter 37 - Story of King Ajātasattu]
Part 2 - The Sandal-Wood Bowl < [Chapter 24 - The Buddha’s Sixth Vassa at Mount Makula]
Part 10 - Story of Pokkharasāti Brahmin and Ambaṭṭha < [Chapter 35 - Story of Māra]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Mental Development in Daily Life (by Nina van Gorkom)
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)