Santi Sutta; 2 Definition(s)

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Santi 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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On four kinds of person: he bent on his own profit, on anothers, on that of both, on that of neither. A.ii.96f.

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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Santi Sutta in Pali glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Santi, (f.) (fr. śam, cp. Sk. °śānti) tranquillity, peace Sn. 204; D. II, 157; A. II, 24; Dh. 202.

—kamma act of appeasing (the gods), pacification D. I, 12; DA. I, 97. —pada “the place of tranquillity”; tranquil state, i.e. Nibbāna A. II, 18; VvA. 219. —vāda an advocate of mental calm Sn. 845 (°vada in verse); Nd1 203. (Page 676)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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