Vaddhi Sutta, Vaddhī-sutta: 1 definition


Vaddhi 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. Vaddhi Sutta. An Ariyan woman disciple increases in five things: faith, virtue, learning, generosity and wisdom. S.iv.250= A.iii.80.

2. Vaddhi Sutta. The same as Sutta (1), but as applied to a man. A.iii.80.

3. Vaddhi Sutta. The Ariyan (disciple grows in ten ways: in lands and fields, wealth and possessions, wife and family, servitors and retinue, beasts of burden, faith, virtue, learning, generosity and wisdom. A.v.137.

context information

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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