Pubbakotthaka Sutta: 1 definition



Pubbakotthaka 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 Buddha, while staying at Pubbakotthaka in Savatthi, asks Sariputta if he believes that the five indriyas (of saddha, etc.) if cultivated, lead to Deathlessness.

Sariputta answers that he not only believes it, but has actually realized and understood it by insight. S.v.220f.

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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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