Vamana Sutta: 2 definitions

Introduction

Vamana 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

Like a physician who administers an emetic for the curing of sickness, so does the Buddha administer the Ariyan emetic to cleanse beings of birth, old age, etc. Thus, right belief cleanses them from wrong belief, etc. A.v.219f.

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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Vamana, (nt.) (fr. vam) an emetic D. I, 12; A. V, 219; cp. J. P. T. S. 1907, 452. (Page 601)

Pali book cover
context information

Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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