Vibhava Ditthi, aka: Vibhava-diṭṭhi; 2 Definition(s)


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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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= uccheda-ditthi; s. ditthi.

Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
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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

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Vibhava, (vi+bhava) 1. power, wealth, prosperity DA. I, 147; J. I, 56; V, 285; Mhvs 26, 6; DhA. I, 6; II, 9, 84; IV, 7; VvA. 5, 302 (°sampanna rich); PvA. 122, 130, 176, 196. Great wealth is expressed by asīti-koṭi-vibhava, consisting in 80 koṭis, e.g. DhA. I, 367; II, 25.—bahu° very rich J. I, 145; mahā° id. PvA. 97, 107.—yathā vibhavaṃ according to one’s means or power PvA. 54; vibhav’ânurūpaṃ id. VvA. 254.—2. non-existence, cessation of life, annihilation D. I, 34; Sn. 514 (+bhava), 867 (id.); Nd1 274, 282; J. III, 402 (°ṃ gata=vināsaṃ patta C.); V, 267 (id.); DhsA. 392; DA. I, 120; VbhA. 505 (=bhava-vigama). See also taṇhā B 1.

—taṇhā “craving for life to end” (Dial. III, 208), desire for non-existence D III, 216, 275; Vin. I, 10; Ud. 33; It. 50; VbhA. 111. —diṭṭhi the theory of non-becoming D. III, 212; A. I, 83; Nd1 245, 274. (Page 629)

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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