Vera Sutta: 2 definitions



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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

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.

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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