Samajivi Sutta, Samajīvī-sutta: 1 definition

Introduction

Samajivi 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 visits the house of Nakulapita, while staying in the Bhesakalavana on Sumsumaragiri. Both Nakulapita and his wife declare their faithfulness to each other and their desire to be husband and wife in subsequent births. That, says the Buddha, is possible if they are matched in faith, virtue, generosity and wisdom. A.ii.61f.

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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