Silabbataparamasa; 1 Definition(s)


Silabbataparamasa 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)

Silabbataparamasa in Theravada glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

M (conduct (sila); observance of a practice (vata); error (para); to examine, to consider (amasa)). Fact to consider that the putting into practice of animal manners and behaviours (such as the ones of a cow, a dog) enables one to free himself/herself from sansara.

Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
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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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