Suttanta, Sutta-anta: 3 definitions
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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
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.
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
suttanta : (m.; nt.) a discourse.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Suttanta refers to: 1. a chapter of the Scriptures, a text, a discourse, a sutta, dialogue Vin. I, 140 sq. , 169; II, 75; III, 159; IV, 344; A. I, 60, 69, 72; II, 147; S. II, 267=A. III, 107 (suttantā kavi-katā kāveyyā citt’akkharā cittavyañjanā bāhirakā sāvaka-bhāsitā); Vism. 246 sq. (three suttantas helpful for kāyagatā sati).—2. the Suttantapiṭaka, opp. to the Vinaya Vism. 272 (°aṭṭhakathā opp. to Vinay’aṭṭhakathā). As °piṭaka e.g. at KhA 12; VbhA. 431. See Proper Names.
Note: suttanta is a Pali compound consisting of the words sutta and anta.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+54): Suttantika, Tipitaka, Adukkhamasukhi Sutta, Nimantanika, Ani Sutta, Sampasadaniya, Sattabhu, Khandha Paritta, Pasadaniya, Shivalakasutra, Vasala Sutta, Brahmanimantanika, Brahmajala, Ghatikara, Devaduta, Vattha Sutta, Jara Sutta, Kaveyya, Rathavinita, Kotigama.
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Vinaya Pitaka (2): Bhikkhuni-vibhanga (the analysis of Nun’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
Part IV - On The Method And Argument Of The Manual < [Introductory Essay]
Part V - On The Chief Subject Of Inquiry < [Introductory Essay]
Chapter IV - The Intoxicant Group < [Part I]
Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
Monks’ Expulsion (Pārājika) 2: Definitions < [Monks’ Expulsion (Pārājika) 2]
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)