Suttanta; 2 Definition(s)
Suttanta 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
N (Words explaining the meaning (sutta); portion, part (anta)). Second part of the tipitaka into which are grouped and explained all the points regarding the practice, by means of stories. These stories are real and often partake of a metaphorical character.Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
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).
Languages of India and abroad
suttanta : (m.; nt.) a discourse.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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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The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 29 - The Discourse at Bhoga on the Four Great Authorities (Mahāpadesas) < [Chapter 40 - The Buddha Declared the Seven Factors of Non-Decline for Rulers]
Venerable Ānanda and the First Council < [Chapter 43 - Forty-one Arahat-Mahatheras and their Respective Etadagga titles]
Part 47 - The Buddha’s Last Words < [Chapter 40 - The Buddha Declared the Seven Factors of Non-Decline for Rulers]
Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
Introduction to Dhammasangani (by U Ko Lay)
Vinaya Pitaka (2): The Analysis of Nun’ Rules (Bhikkhuni-vibhanga) (by I. B. Horner)
Advice To Rāhula (by Nyanaponika Thera)