Vedalla; 2 Definition(s)
Vedalla 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)
The last of the nine angas or divisions of the Tipitaka, according to matter. (M.i.133; Pug.iv.9; Gv.27; Vin.iii.8; Mil. 263).
It includes such suttas as theCulla Vedalla, Maha Vedalla, Sammaditthi, Sakkapanha, Sankharabhajaniya, Mahapunnama, and others,
which were preached in answer to questions asked through knowledge and joy (sabbe pi vedan ca tutthin ca laddha pucchitasuttanta). DA.i.24.Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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).
Languages of India and abroad
Vedalla, (nt.) (may be dialectical, obscure as to origin; Bdhgh refers it to Veda 1) Name of one of the 9 aṅgas (see nava) or divisions of the Canon according to matter A. II, 7, 103, 178; III, 88, 107, 361 sq.; IV, 113; Vin. III, 8; Pug. 43; DhsA. 26; DA. I, 24; PvA. 22. The DhsA. comprises under this aṅga the 2 suttas so-called in M. (43, 44), the Sammādiṭṭhi, Sakkapañha, Saṅkhārābhājaniya, Mahāpuṇṇama etc. Suttas, as catechetical DhsA. 26=DA. I, 24.—Note. The 2nd part of the word looks like a distortion fr. ariya (cp. mahalla›mah’ariya). Or might it be=vedaṅga? (Page 648)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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.
Starts with: Vedalla Sutta.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Preliminary note (1): The navāṅga < [Part 2 - Hearing the twelve-membered speech of the Buddha]
Preliminary note (2): The dvādaśāṅga < [Part 2 - Hearing the twelve-membered speech of the Buddha]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Buddha Chronicle 4: Sumana Buddhavaṃsa < [Chapter 9 - The chronicle of twenty-four Buddhas]
Sakka’s Question (6-8): On the Practice of Meditation < [Chapter 39 - How the Āṭānāṭiya Paritta came to be Taught]
The Life of Sariputta (by Nyanaponika Thera)
A Survey of Paramattha Dhammas (by Sujin Boriharnwanaket)
Buddha Desana (by Sayadaw U Pannadipa)
The Doctrine of Paticcasamuppada (by U Than Daing)