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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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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.

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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