Sacca Sutta: 2 definitions


Sacca 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. Sacca Sutta. The Buddha visits the Paribbajakarama on the Sappinika, and tells the Paribbajakas that, in his view, the brahmin truths are as follows: all living things should be inviolate, all sense delights are impermanent, painful, void of self; so with all becomings, I have no part in anything anywhere, and herein, for me, there is no attachment to anything. A.ii.176f.

2. Sacca Sutta. The Buddha teaches Truth and the path thereto. S.iv.269.

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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