Samudda Sutta: 2 definitions

Introduction

Samudda 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. Samudda Sutta. Two or three drops of water, if taken from the sea, are infinitesimal compared with what is left. S.ii.136 f.

2. Samudda Sutta. In the discipline of the Ariyans it is sight, sounds, etc., which constitute the ocean. The world is, for the most part, plunged therein. S.iv.157.

3. Samudda Sutta. The same as sutta (1). For the person who has understanding the dukkha which he has destroyed is infinitesimal compared with what remains in the world. S.v.463.

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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