Vadi Sutta, Vādī-sutta: 1 definition
Vadi 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
There are four kinds of expounders (vadi): those that know the meaning of a passage but not the letter, those that know the letter but not the meaning, those that know neither, those that know both. A.ii.138.
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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Ends with: Dhammavadi Sutta.
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