Suttapitaka, Suttapiṭaka, Sutta-pitaka: 3 definitions
Suttapitaka 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)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
One of the three divisions of the Tipitaka. It consists of five Nikayas
Digha, Majjhima, Samyutta, Anguttara Khuddaka.
The first four are homogeneous and cognate in character. A number of suttas appear in two or more of them.
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
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
suttapiṭaka : (nt.) the portion of the Buddhist Scriptures containing discourses.
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 (+10): Tipitaka, First Buddhist Council, Nikaya, Majjhima Nikaya, Agatagama, Suttantika, Saratthamanjusa, Ti Pitaka, Majjhimabhanaka, Dighanikaya, Samyutta Nikaya, Sutta, Dhammapada, Sutra, Six Sensory Faculties, Mula, Pancendriya, Khuddakanikaya, Agama Sutra, Theravada Council.
Search found 31 books and stories containing Suttapitaka, Sutta-piṭaka, Suttapiṭaka, Sutta-pitaka; (plurals include: Suttapitakas, piṭakas, Suttapiṭakas, pitakas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Gemstones of the Good Dhamma (by Ven. S. Dhammika)
The Life of Sariputta (by Nyanaponika Thera)
The Turner Of The Wheel < [Part II - Maturity Of Insight]
The Unresentful < [Part II - Maturity Of Insight]
Buddhism in a Nutshell (by Narada Mahathera)
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
Introductory Verse < [Chapter I - Different Types of Consciousness]
Subject - Matter < [Chapter I - Different Types of Consciousness]
Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
The Suttavibhaṅga (analysis of a sutta) < [Translator’s Introduction]
Definition of the word vinaya < [Translator’s Introduction]
Audience of the Vinaya < [Translator’s Introduction]
Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
Verse 256-257 - The Story of the Judge < [Chapter 19 - Dhammaṭṭha Vagga (Established in Dhamma)]
Verse 368-376 - The Story of a Devout Lady and the Thieves < [Chapter 25 - Bhikkhu Vagga (The Monk)]