Sotayatana, Sotāyatana, Sota-ayatana: 2 definitions
Sotayatana 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.
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sotāyatana : (nt.) the sense of hearing.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Sotāyatana refers to: the sense of hearing Dhs. 601 sq.; D. II, 243, 280, 290.
Note: sotāyatana is a Pali compound consisting of the words sota and āyatana.
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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Patthana Dhamma (by Htoo Naing)
Chapter 14 - Purejāta paccayo (or prenascence condition)
Chapter 27 - Avigata paccayo (or non-disappearance condition)
The Doctrine of Paticcasamuppada (by U Than Daing)
Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
Verse 296-301 - The Story of a Wood Cutter’s Son < [Chapter 21 - Pakiṇṇaka Vagga (Miscellaneous)]