Vera Sutta; 2 Definition(s)

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Vera 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.

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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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1. Vera Sutta. Preached to Anathapindika, on the five dread hatreds: taking life, theft, fleshly lusts, lying, and indulgence in intoxicants. A.iii.204.

2. Vera Sutta. Preached to Anathapindika on the advantages of getting rid of the fivefold dread (given in Sutta 1 above). A.iv.405f.

3. Vera Sutta. The same as Sutta (2); preached to the monks. A.iv.407.

4. Vera Sutta. Preached to Anathapindika, on the advantages of the destruction of the five dread hatreds. A.v.182f.

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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Pali-English dictionary

Vera Sutta in Pali glossary... « previous · [V] · next »

Vera, (nt.) (cp. Sk. vaira, der. fr. vīra) hatred, revenge, hostile action, sin A. IV, 247; Dh. 5; J. IV, 71; DhA. I, 50.; PvA. 13.—avera absence of enmity, friendliness; (adj.) friendly, peaceable, kind D. I, 167, 247 (sa° & a°), 251; S. IV, 296; A. IV, 246; Sn. 150. The pañca bhayāni verāni (or vera-bhayā) or pañca verā (Vbh. 378) “the fivefold guilty dread” are the fears connected with sins against the 5 first commandments (sīlāni); see S. II, 68; A. III, 204 sq.; IV, 405 sq.; V, 182; It. 57=Sn. 167 (vera-bhay’atīta). (Page 649)

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