Vaccha Sutta, Bandha Sutta, Bandha-sutta: 2 definitions


Vaccha 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)

[«previous next»] — Vaccha Sutta in Theravada glossary
Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A conversation between the Buddha and Vacchagotta Paribbajaka. Vacchagotta asks, and the Buddha explains, why, unlike the various Paribbajakas, the Buddha does not say whether the world is eternal or not, or make various similar statements. Vacchagotta puts the same question to Moggallana and receives the same answer. Vacchagotta expresses his admiration of the fact that teacher and pupil should agree so closely. S.iv.395f.; cp. S.iii.257f.

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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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