Salla Sutta: 2 definitions


Salla 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. Salla Sutta. The eighth sutta of the Mahavagga of the Sutta Nipata. Death is inevitable, lamenting is therefore useless (SN.vss.574 93). The sutta was preached in order to console a devout patron of the Buddha who, when his son died, starved for seven days (SNA.ii.457). The sutta is described (E.g., AA.i.326) as palivasena gandhiro.

2. Salla Sutta. See Sala Sutta.

3. Salla Sutta - A sutta quoted in the Sutta Sangaha (No.82) from the Itivuttaka (p.46) on the three varieties of feeling.

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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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