Thera Sutta: 2 definitions


Thera Sutta 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. Thera Sutta - An Elder may be time honoured, long gone forth, well known, renowned, with a great following, a receiver of the requisites, learned, with a well stored mind, but if he has wrong views and a perverted vision, he exists for the ill, the harm of devas and men. A.iii.114.

2. Thera Sutta - Ten qualities, the possession of which will enable a monk to live happily and comfortably, wherever he may be. A.v.201.

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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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