Ukkha Sutta, Ukkhā-sutta: 2 definitions



Ukkha 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

It would be better to cultivate thoughts of love (metta) at morning, noon and eventide, than to give a morning gift of one hundred ukkhas and the same at noon and in the evening (S.ii.264).

The Commentary explains ukkha as being a large pot with a large mouth (maha mukha ukkhali); SA.ii.164.

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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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