Vandana Sutta, aka: Vandanā-sutta; 1 Definition(s)


Vandana 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)

Vandana Sutta in Theravada glossary... « previous · [V] · next »

1. Vandana Sutta. There are three kinds of homage: homage done with body, with speech, and with mind. A.i.294.

2. Vandana Sutta. Sakka and Brahma Sahampati visit the Buddha and each stands leaning against a doorpost. Sakka recites a verse in worship of the Buddha, emphasizing the Buddhas emancipation. Sahampati recites another in which he begs of the Buddha to teach the Dhamma to the world. S.i.233.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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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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