Sacitta-sutta; 2 Definition(s)

Introduction

Sacitta-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)

Sacitta-sutta in Theravada glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Like a man or woman fond of self adornment, examining the reflection of the face to see if it is clean, even so should a monk examine himself, and, finding evil qualities in himself, should strive to get rid of them as earnestly as though his head were on fire. A.v.92f

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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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