Suttantika: 2 definitions
Suttantika 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
suttantika : (adj.) one who has learnt a portion or the whole of the Suttapiṭaka.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Suttantika, versed in the Suttantas. A suttantika bhikkhu is one who knows the Suttas (contrasted with vinayadhara, who knows the rules of the Vinaya) Vin. II, 75. Cp. dhamma C 1 & piṭaka.—Vin. I, 169; II, 75, 161; III, 159; J. I, 218; Miln. 341; Vism. 41, 72, 93; KhA 151. —duka the Suttanta pairs, the pairs of terms occurring in the Suttantas Dhs. 1296 sq.; —vatthūni the physical bases of spiritual exercise in the Suttantas Ps. I, 186. (Page 718)
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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Introduction to Dhammasangani (by U Ko Lay)
Division IV - Atthakatha Kanda < [Part II - The Dhammasangani]
Division III - Nikkhepa Kanda < [Part II - The Dhammasangani]
Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
Vinaya Pitaka (4): Parivara (by I. B. Horner)
Part IV - On The Method And Argument Of The Manual < [Introductory Essay]
Part II - The Suttanta Pairs Of Terms < [Book III - The Division Entitled 'elimination']